Olpe blanks Northern Heights 59-0 in Zone game of the week



The Olpe Eagles continued their undefeated season with a 59-0 victory over Northern Heights on Friday night.

The Eagles opened the scoring with a 45-yard three-game drive on their first possession of the game and added four more scores to close the first quarter leading 35-0. The Eagles would find the end zone three more times in the second to lead the Wildcats 56-0 at halftime.

In the second half, Northern Heights held Olpe to just one basket but couldn’t find the end zone themselves as Olpe claimed their seventh consecutive victory this year.

Senior Olpe Derek Hoelting finished the night with 85 attacking yards and two rushing touchdowns. He said they were ready to handle the Wildcat offensive.

Olpe will close the regular season next week against Christ Prep Academy. Olpe head coach Chris Schmidt has said it will be an important game going into the playoffs.

With the win, Olpe drops to 7-0 while Northern Heights drops to 0-6. Northern Heights is playing Valley Heights next Friday.

Zone scores:
Centralia 26 Lyndon 0
Madison 50 FlintHills 0
Chase County 52 Udall 0
Burlingame 58 Maranatha Academy 12
Swan Marsh Valley 60 Hartford 40
Lebo 74 Rural view 0
Waverly 52 North-East Arma 6
Osage City 49 Eureka 6
Mission Valley 34 McLouth 6
Chapman 55 Grove Council 14
Burlington 26 Anderson County 7


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