Luke Kuennen reaches out to attempt to catch the pass in a recent game. Kuennen had 92 yards rushing Friday. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
The Turkey Valley football team's offense broke through Friday night, scoring 44 points in three quarters as the Trojans (1-2, 1-0 district) defeated North-Linn (0-3, 0-1 district) 44-6 in the opening district game.
The Trojans scored 28 points in the second quarter on the way to the victory.
"We continue to improve in all aspects of the game. This was a good road win to start district play," said Coach Mark Scott.
Meirick's hot feet
The Trojans started the scoring streak with Riley Meirick dancing to the end zone from 3 yards out. Luke Kuennen took the two-point handoff to the house, making it 8-0 TV in the first quarter.
It was a busy second quarter. First, Meirick found paydirt from 14 yards away for the second TD of the game. The two-point pass failed, making it 14-0 TV.
North-Linn scored its only touchdown of the game in the second, a 71-yard run to get the lead to 14-6.
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