The Emporia High football team picked up their first win of the season Friday night outscoring Highland Park 42-32.
The Spartans scored 1st on a Cam Geitz to Jaxon Dial 29 yard touchdown pass. Kyle Obermeyer returned a fumble 64 yards for a score to give the Spartans a 13-0 lead. Highland Park would score the next 18 points to take an 18-13 lead at halftime. In the 3rd quarter, the Emporia rallied scoring 22 points Derrick Keys scoring on a 13-yard run, 5-yard run, and a 64-yard pass reception to give the Spartans a 35-32 lead going to the 4th quarter.
In the 4th quarter, Bobby Trujillo scored on an 8-yard touchdown run.
Coach Keaton Tuttle picked up his first win as the head coach at Emporia High. He said the adjustments they made at halftime paid off.
The Spartans with the win are now 1-3. They are scheduled to play at Washburn Rural next Friday night.