For Wichita Northwest Friday night, it was business as usual as the Grizzlies knocked off West with ease, 63-14 to move to 4-0 on the year.
Sep, 6, 2019; Wichita, Kansas, USA; during a game between the Bishop Carroll Golden Eagles and Northwest grizzlies to open the 2019 season ©Kelly Ross
The Grizzly defense came out strong, with Wetu Kalomo laying out for a pick on the Pioneers' opening drive. Then the offense took over and finished a bruising drive, converting three third downs and another fourth before Reagan Jones punched in a keeper from inside the one to give Northwest an early lead.
After a punt, West against forced Northwest into a fourth down, but again the Grizzlies went for it, this time Juice Bolden took a screen pass 27 yards to make it a 14-0 game. Bolden added another score on the ground the next Grizzly possession, and the rout was on from there.
Then it was the Reagan Jones show as he hit Zion Jones for a pair of big touchdowns--69 and 67 yards out--adding another on the ground to get it to 42-0, and they never looked back, cruising to a 49 point win.
The Grizzlies go to Kapaun next Friday looking to make it 5 straight wins, while West welcomes in unbeaten Dodge City trying to end a 2 game losing streak.