St. Clair 34, Owensville 21
It was a huge night for St. Clair running back Skyler Hutchison, who rushed for 334 yards and scored five touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 34-21 victory at Owensville.
The Bulldogs (4-5, 3-3) got a run for their money against the Dutchmen (1-8, 1-5), but pulled away in the fourth quarter.
St. Clair grabbed a 7-0 lead on a 95-yard touchdown run by Hutchison with 9:48 remaining in the opening quarter.
Owensville tied the game 7-7 with 6:52 left in the first quarter on an 11-yard touchdown run by Ben Angell.
Hutchison scored again on an 11-yard touchdown run to give the Bulldogs a 13-7 lead with 2:55 left in the first quarter.
Owensville took a 14-13 lead with 10:52 left in the second quarter on a one-yard touchdown run by Jesse Lowder.
Hutchison and the Bulldogs struck again on a 12-yard touchdown run. He also scored the two-point conversion to make the score 21-14 with 9:58 left in the second quarter.
The Dutchmen came back again, scoring on an eight-yard touchdown run by Tristan Crofford to tie the game 21-21 with 4:15 remaining in the second quarter.
The back-and-forth score continued when Hutchison gave the Bulldogs the lead again on a 40-yard touchdown run to make it 28-21 with 1:10 left in the second quarter.
St. Clair led 28-21 at halftime and after three quarters.
The lone touchdown of the second half came on a 27-yard touchdown run by Hutchison with 11:26 left in the fourth quarter, increasing St. Clair’s lead to 34-21.
St. Clair begins Class 4 District 3 action Thursday on the road against an opponent yet to be announced. Owensville will begin Class 3 District 2 action Thursday on the road.
St. Clair 13-15-0-6=34
S-Skyler Hutchison 95 run (Hutchison kick), 9:48
O-Ben Angell 11 run (Drew Garner kick), 6:52
S-Hutchison 11 run (kick failed), 2:55
O-Jesse Lowder 1 run (Garner kick), 10:52
S-Hutchison 12 run (Hutchison run), 9:58
O-Tristan Crofford 8 run (Garner kick), 4:15
S-Hutchison 40 run (Hutchison kick), 1:10
S-Hutchison 27 run (kick failed), 11;26
Francis Howell North 39, Washington 29
The regular season ended for Washington with a loss at Francis Howell North.
The Blue Jays (2-7) held a 22-14 lead at halftime, but were outscored 25-7 in the second half.
The game was tied 7-7 after one quarter. The Knights led 25-22 after three quarters.
Washington tied the game 7-7 on a 98-yard kickoff return by Seth Bollmann with 7:01 remaining in the first quarter.
The Blue Jays then grabbed a 14-7 advantage in the second quarter on a eight-yard touchdown run by Kyle Summers.
Howell North (3-6) tied the game 14-14 with 6:23 left in the second quarter.
A fake punt set up Washington’s next touchdown, an 11-yard scoring run by Summers with 13 seconds left in the second quarter.
The Knights tied the game 22-22 with 4:34 left in the third quarter and led 25-22 heading into the fourth.
Washington was outscored 14-7 in the final 12 minutes.
Summers scored on a 43-yard touchdown pass from Christian Hardesty.
Summers scored three touchdowns, two rushing and one receiving. He carried the ball 27 times for 209 yards.
Hardesty was 4-9 passing for 79 yards and one touchdown.
Bollmann had five receptions for 55 yards and scored on the kickoff return.
Washington begins Class 5 District 4 action Thursday or Friday at 7 p.m. The exact date, opponent and location will be announced soon.
Pacific 39, St. James 22
Pacific ended its regular season on a high note, winning its first Four Rivers Conference game of the season at St. James 39-22, which snapped a seven-game losing streak.
The Indians (2-7, 1-5) got a big night from running back Tanner Brown, who scored three touchdowns.
Dalton Voyles and Ashton Moore also found the end zone for Pacific.
The Tigers (3-6, 1-5) ended the regular season with a five-game losing streak.
Pacific begins Class 4 District 3 action Thursday, likely against Ladue. St. James plays in Class 3 District 2.