Platte County junior Eli Rocha won a 3-1 decision over Kearney senior Garrett Deason in a Suburban Conference Blue Division dual Tuesday at Platte County High School. The Pirates won the dual on tiebreaker criteria and claimed its first conference title since 2017.
Platte County junior Jared Parsons opened a dual Tuesday with Park Hill South by pinning Mitchell Drumright in 1 minute, 13 seconds. The Pirates won 57-22.
Platte County coach Bill Utz, senior quarterback Chris Ruhnke and senior defensive tackle Keaton Smith addressed the media following a 42-7 loss to Jackson in the Class 5 Show-Me Bowl on Saturday in Jefferson City, Mo.
Todd Nugent’s photos from this season set to music to get fans prepped for today’s state championship game in Jefferson City, Mo.