Football improves to 2-0 in district play, secures spot in playoffs

Jaguars beat Bonner Springs Braves 48-14 to improve to 7-1 overall and 2-0 in district play, clinching a spot in the playoffs

Tori Aerni, JagWire editor-in-chief


On Friday, Oct. 23, the Jaguars secured a spot in the playoffs with a 48-14 win over the Bonner Springs Braves. Get the recap here:


The game against Bonner Springs was the team’s annual senior night. The 22 senior football players were recognized, including:

Defensive lineman Hersimran Aujla

Linebacker Spencer Boaz

Defensive lineman Anthony Branch

Defensive lineman Anthony Brown

Linebacker Seth Burnett

Defensive back Hunter Canning

Safety Spencer Clayborn

Offensive lineman Lake Gatton

Offensive lineman Ben Hecht

Kicker Andrew Hicks

Wide receiver Christian Jegen

Offensive lineman Tanner Jenkins

Quarterback Logan Koch

Wide receiver Lucas Krull

Defensive back Chase Midyett

Linebacker Cole Morris

Linebacker Jack Nielsen

Cornerback Sebastian Peterson

Linebacker Nick Ribares

Offensive lineman Tyler Shurley

Linebacker Grant Warford

Defensive back Joe Wilson


7-0; Braves

Bonner Springs took an early lead with a 4-yard touchdown pass. The extra point was good, the Jaguars trailing 7-0 with 6:55 to play in the first quarter.

7-7; Jaguars

Soon after the first touchdown of the game, senior quarterback Logan Koch passed 30 yards to junior wide receiver Ben Hartman, who ran for a Jaguar touchdown to tie the game at 7. 4:53 remained in the first quarter.

14-7: Jaguars

A 38-yard touchdown run by senior wide receiver Christian Jegen put the Jaguars ahead with 2:46 left in the first quarter.

20-7; Jaguars

Sophomore running back Ike Valencia brought the ball from the one-yard line to the end zone for another touchdown by the Jaguars. The team attempted a two-point conversion, but the attempt failed. There was 9:38 remaining until halftime.

20-14; Braves

With :15 to play in the first half, the Braves completed a 21-yard pass for a touchdown. A successful extra point brought Bonner Springs within six points of the Jaguars.

27-14; Jaguars

The half ended with a Hail Mary pass from Koch to Jegen. The extra point by senior kicker Andrew Hicks was good, giving the Jaguars a 13 point lead going into halftime.

34-14; Jaguars

A five-yard run by Koch and a successful extra point by Hicks extended the Jaguars lead, and were the only points scored in the third quarter.

41-14; Jaguars

To begin the fourth quarter, Jegen ran 22 yards for another touchdown with 11:53 to play in the game. The extra point was good.

48-14; Jaguars

The final touchdown of the game came from a one yard run by Jegen, for his fourth of the night. This gave the game its final score.

The Jaguars will play the Turner Bears in their final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 30, at Turner High School.

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