On the outskirts of Kansas City, two schools that are separated by only 4 miles have an intense rivalry that is roaring into the season. Last year, this game was a slugfest that had no shortage of points, as the Blue Springs Wildcats took down the Blue Springs South Jaguars 49-35. This game is always a fight, but the Wildcats have owned the Jaguars as of late and have the advantage in the series with a record of 19-7. As always, this game will be a slugfest on the gridiron, as Blue Springs South hopes to reverse their luck and takedown their rivals, and Blue Springs hopes to continue their reign of dominance.
Blue Springs South
A 78 yd touchdown from #40 for South started this game off with a bang with just over 8 minutes left in the 1st quarter. The Jags followed up with a field goal to end the first ahead 9-0. The Wildcats with the QB keeper brought the game to 9-7 with just over 6 minutes left in the half. South blocked a punt and scored with 2 minutes left in the half 16-7. The Wildcats threatened South’s lead with a TD with only 18 seconds left on the clock before halftime, sending the game into the half 16-14. In the 3rd, South completed a TD run plus a scoop and score to jump ahead 30-14 with 6 and a half left in the third. Another two touchdowns from the Jaguars secured their victory with a final score of 44-21.