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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.



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