Liberty North football turns 17-point deficit into 11-point win over Broncos

Liberty North’s Aiden Anderson scores on an 8-yard passing touchdown against Lee’s Summit North during a football game Friday, Oct. 9 at Liberty North High School.

LIBERTY — Liberty North football has found itself trailing by double digits heading into halftime each of the last two weeks.

Both weeks the Eagles charged a comeback that featured Zac Willingham-Davis hitting the defense with a walk-off rushing touchdown from distance.

This week the senior running back took off from 84 yards out to put the finishing touches on Liberty North’s 28-17 victory over Lee’s Summit North.

Willingham-Davis actually scored the final three touchdowns of Homecoming game after being crowned Homecoming King — an 8-yard rushing touchdown to open the third quarter and a 9-yard score to open the fourth — as the Eagles stormed back from a 17-7 halftime deficit.

Lee’s Summit North scores 17 unanswered to start the game, including quarterback Tre Baker finding Logan Muckey for a 57-yard touchdown on the team’s first possession. The Mustangs would add a 29-yard field goal before a Kaiden Armstead fumble early in the second quarter was returned for a touchdown.

Senior quarterback Joe Kroenke led the Eagles to a scoring drive just before halftime, hitting Aiden Anderson for an 8-yard passing touchdown.

Liberty North would bring the game within 3 after Willingham-Davis’ second touchdown capped off a 4:33 drive start the third quarter.

Liberty North (4-2, 3-2 Suburban Gold) will face Lee’s Summit West (5-2, 3-2 SG). The Titans are coming off a 43-36 loss to Blue Springs.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.