Kee football team has stronger first half wear down after halftime to fall by 48-0 final result in home opener against Central City

Ripping from the gripping ... Kee football senior Carter Goetzinger works to break free from an attempted shirt-tail tackle in the Hawks’ 48-0 home loss to Central City Friday, September 2. Goetzinger carried the ball 14 times for 37 yards and also caught two passes for two yards and wrapped up one solo and one assisted tackle in the ballgame. Photo by the Kee High School Yearbook.

Home, sweet home turned out to be not so sweet for the Kee football team as the grid Hawks played their first game at “The Pit” in Lansing Friday, September 2. Hosting a Central City squad that returned pretty much all of its young leadership from a 3-7 season last fall that included a 64-8 throttling handed to them by Kee early in that season, this fall’s young Hawks came up shy of finding the end zone in the contest but played the Wildcats to a fairly strong defensive effort in the first half, only to have that resistance wear down as the game wore on to a 48-0 Kee defeat.

The Hawks will make the long trip to Springville to continue District 5 play this Friday, September 9. The Orioles are also looking to rebound from a 0-2 start to their season this fall, coming off a 52-7 loss at Edgewood-Colesburg this past Friday after opening the season with another road loss, 57-22, at WACO of Wayland in Week 1 of this season.

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