(8-26-17) Two former Stateline area football coaches had different results after last night’s action.

Mike Mauk’s #6 Glendale (Missouri) Falcons suffered their first regular season loss in two years when they were upset by Hillcrest 58-24.

Glendale   8 8  6  0 — 24
Hillcrest 18 8 12 20 — 58

Former Kenton QB Alex Huston, who is on course to break some national passing records, finished last night with 276 yards passing, 80 yards rushing, three touchdowns (one rush), and three interceptions. For Houston, who guides the fast paced offense, was held in check by the Hillcrest defense.

Glendale Coach Mike Mauk, formerly at Kenton,  told ozarksports.com his thoughts on Hillcrest’s game-plan:

“My hat’s off to their coaching staff and their team. Their coaches put together a great game plan, and their kids executed it.”

“One game is one game. Sometimes you have to find out what type of character you have as an individual and as a football team, and we’ll find out what type of character we have on how we respond and how we bounce back.”

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In North Carolina last night, former Celina Head Coach Jared Rolfes and his Page Pirates picked up a big win over Northern Guilford 38-27.  Rolfes in his first season at Page is now 2-0 on the season.

Northern Guilford    14     0       0     13    —    27
Page                 14     7      14      3    —    38

Pirates’ Sophomore QB  Javondre Paige, had 336 total yards on offense,  rushing for 158 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown and was 11 of 18 passing for 178 yards and two TDs.

Rolfes doesn’t have much time to enjoy the win, next week they take on #1 Dudley.

Rolfes told greensboro.com after the game:

“I know physically it’s going to be our toughest challenge to this point. We’re excited about it. You play and you coach for games like this. The atmosphere is going to be electric. They’re going to get our best shot.”

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