Maize Drives 55 on Redskins
Brock Kappelmann - November 2, 2020 5:36 am
Liberal’s 2020 football season came to a close Friday night at the KT Woodman Sports Complex in Maize. The Eagles ended the Redskins for a third straight season. Maize built a 49-0 halftime lead and beat the Redskins 55-0. It’s Liberal’s biggest blowout loss since a 69-0 loss at Dodge City in 2015. Liberal committed six turnovers including five in the first half.
Josh Sanders eight yard touchdown run gave a Maize a 7-0 lead after the point after to make it 7-0. Liberal fumbled and the Eagles recovered on the LHS 17. Sanders eight yard run made it 14-0 at the 6:48 mark. Maize corner Colby Pivarnik intercepted a pass at the 3:24 mark. That led to an eight yard TD run by sophomore quarterback Avery Johnson at the 1:19 mark to make it 21-0 Maize. That was the score at the end of three. Johnson’s two yard TD pass to Landon Helm at the 10:19 mark made it 28-0 in the second quarter. Maize’s Kendall Norrod intercepted a Liberal pass for the pick six at the 9:20 mark for a 35-0 lead. Liberal fumbled on their next possession and Maize recovered. On the ensuing play, Johnson found Sanders for a 24 yard TD pass on a swing out pass. Maize’s Kyle Grill intercepted a Liberal pass. Roman Chandler’s four yard TD run made it 49-0. Liberal had five first half turnovers leading to 35 first half points. The running clock began late in the first half as the Maize lead eclipsed 45 points. Maize scored a third quarter TD when Felder found Cahoon to make it 55-0.
Liberal only had 88 yards of offense and six turnovers.
The Redskins finish 2-6 while Maize is 8-1.