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Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Girard Trojans

Girard has earned Craw-Kan team of the Week.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Oct 1, 2019

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This weeks Craw-Kan Team "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas area is the Girard Trojan High School Football team led by head coach Neal Philpot as they knocked off Burlington (20-16) on Friday Night. Caden Lallemand scored on a 1 TD Run on Girard's opening drive of the game.Durbie McReynolds set them up as he had a 64 yd run to get Girard down to the 3 yd line.  
 
McReynolds scored on Girard's 2nd possession on a 3 yd Run with 11:11 to go in the 2nd Quarter.
 
Girard led at Halftime 14-0.  
 
Burlington Scored after a Girard Interception on the first drive of the 2nd half.
 
Burlington also scored on a 45 yd TD run in the 3rd Quarter to take the lead 16-14.
 
With 7:45 left to go in the game, Girard got the ball on the own 5yd line and drove it 95 yds in just over 6 minutes to score the game winning touchdown. Sophomore Gage Davenport had a big 3rd down catch that went 45 yds. on the Drive.  The drive was capped off with a 2 yd TD run by McReynolds.
 
Defense held and the Trojans picked up the huge district win to go 1-0 in district play and 2-2 overall. 
 
McReynolds, who doubles as one of the better defensive backs in 3A, had 180 yds on 15 carries and 2 TD.
 
Girard is back in action on Friday as the travel to Garnett to take on Anderson County. 
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Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2019-2020 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" for the sixth consecutive season.

"I am looking forward to this partnership again for another year with Craw-Kan and highlighting teams from the SEK area to not only a local platform but also giving them statewide reach on our network, it's became quite the popular feature over the last five years," said Sports in Kansas CEO, Chet Kuplen. "Not only does this help athletes and teams to be promoted for their achievements, it also lets the area know what all the new products that Craw-Kan has to offer, including new gigabit fiber now in the the area. Also that Craw-Kan is now in Frontenac and Pittsburg. It's also going to several other areast in Southeast Kansas” 

"Craw-Kan offers all your technology needs in the area from internet to web design and cell phones to security systems." said Craw-Kan Marketing Manager, Zach Adams. "We have a lot of new products including the fastest internet in the area in the new gigabit fiber, we are also in Frontenac and Pittsburg with our service. We are very excited with all the new products we have to offer to the area."

Nominations will be accepted from every Friday-Sunday, with the "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" being released every Monday on Sports in Kansas (Kansas-Sports.com). Teams must be nominated via email or twitter. 

Teams must be from the following leagues in the Southeast Kansas area to be eligible: SEK, CNC, TRL, plus Erie, Pittsburg and Parsons. 

Craw-Kan and Sports in Kansas will also partner in releasing a "All Craw-Kan Team" for the Southeast Kansas area after postseason play has wrapped up. 

How to nominate?

email: sportsinkansas@gmail.com