After a 45 minute rain delay, the Keokuk Chiefs lost Friday night to the Solon Spartans by a score of 42 to 0. All the scoring took place in the first half with a shortened halftime and a running clock in the second half. The closest the Chiefs came to a score was early in the first quarter as Austin West missed a 48 yard field goal just over three minutes into the game. Runs by Solon Quarterback Blayze Griffis and Running Back Kendrick Harris made it 14 to 0 after one quarter. Then two more touchdown runs by Harris and touchdown passes by Griffis to Receiver Bryce West and Jacob Coons finished their scoring. The Chiefs fall to 2 and 1 on the season and 0 and 1 in the district. Solon goes to 2 and 1 on the season and 1 and 0 in the district.
The Chiefs return home this Friday night as they take on the Fairfield Trojans, game time 7:30 pm at Calvert Stadium. Broadcast time is set for 7:15 pm on Z93 FM.
The West Hancock Titans won Friday night for homecoming with a 44 to 14 victory over the Clark County Indians in Hamilton. The positive news for the Indians is that they have finally put points on the scoreboard. The Titans are now 3 and 0 on the season and will travel to Queen City, Missouri to take on the Schuyler County Rams while Clark County is now 0 and 4 on the season and will host Palmyra Friday night. Both games start at 7 pm.
In other action, Illini West opened Prairieland Conference play with a 48 to 34 loss to Farmington and now fall to 1 and 2 on the season and will play at West Prairie Friday night at 7 pm. The Fort Madison Bloodhounds fall to 0 and 3 on the season with a 49 to 0 loss to Oskaloosa and will travel to West Burlington-Notre Dame and will play a JV and Varsity doubleheader starting at 5 pm. The Central Lee Hawks improve to 2 and 1 on the season with a 54 to 20 win over Davis County and will play Friday night at Albia game time at 7:30 pm.
In golf action at the Red Rogers Invitational in Hamilton at the Deer Run Golf Course, Quincy Notre Dame won the meet with a 353, Illini West finished second at a 377 and West Hancock finished fifth at a 395.