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Class 6A football updates

It’s the end of the fourth quarter, and Olathe North is at the Heights 14. Olathe North leads 28-3, and James Franklin is well over 200 rushing yards.

Olathe North’s defensive line is stifling Heights’ offense, consistently getting into the backfield on rushing plays.

2:20 p.m. — It’s halftime here at Washburn’s Yager Stadium.

Heights gave up so much to James Franklin early — he had more than 100 by the end of the first quarter. But the defense stiffened — Evan Wessel intercepted quarterback David Blazevic in the end zone late in the first half. Still Olathe North leads 14-3 at the break.

Heights had some chances to score, getting inside the 20 of Olathe North. But had to settle for a field goal. John Moreland has been sacked twice by Olathe North, forcing punts both times. He has two completions for 26 yards.

2 p.m. — Heights just forced Olathe North to punt again. Heights trails 7-3 midway through the second quarter.

Olathe North took 65 seconds to take a 7-0 lead, thanks to stud running back James Franklin.

Heights has punted and turned it over on downs, here in the first quarter. Olathe North has missed a field goal and is about to punt.

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