Cody Carlyle scored four touchdowns to lead Scott City to a 28-19 upset of SEMO South rival Hayti on Friday night.
The loss dropped to Indians to 5-2 overall and 1-2 in conference play. Scott City improved to 4-3 overall with its third straight win and wrapped up division play at 3-2.
Scott City built a 21-0 lead by halftime as Carlyle scored and added three PATs. After his 4-yard run accounted for the only scoring of the first quarter, Carlyle covered 28 yards for a touchdown after taking the lateral on a hook-
and-ladder pass play from Ethan Watkins to Jamie Pinkston. Carlyle added a 12-yard run later in the second period.
Hayti then ran off 19 straight points, scoring three touchdowns and hitting a PAT kick after the first before missing a pair of two-point conversions.
Scott City responded with a lengthy drive that ended with Carlyle's 1-yard run with 1:51 to play. Carlyle's kick set the final score.
The Tigers were outscored 15-0 in the second half and fell to 2-5 with its second straight loss.
Matt Espey led the Panthers with 256 yards on 32 carries. He scored two TDs in the first half, including a 51-yarder and a 16-yarder in the final minute before intermission.
But Central led 21-20 at halftime despite losing leading rusher Hykeem Hammonds to an ankle injury.
The Tigers scored first on Blake Slattery's 68-yard touchdown pass to George Hamilton. Joe Uhls scored on a 23-yard run and added a 2-yard run -- both in the second period.
Uhls' fumble inside Fort Zumwalt North's 20 in the third period sparked an 85-yard scoring drive capped by David Landstra's 2-yard pass to Cory Nadler.
Landstra added his second TD run of the game in the fourth period.
Central missed a field goal at the end of the first half and another in the fourth period.
Chaffee led 7-0 at halftime but could not hold down SEMO South-leading Malden in a home loss.
The Red Devils lost for the third straight week and fell to 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the conference. Malden moved to 6-1 and 4-0 in conference play.
Michael Lee gave Chaffee the lead with a 1-yard run in the second quarter. Malden tied the score at 7-7 after three quarters, and added three scores in the final quarter to pull away.
The Green Wave rushed for just 240 yards on 47 carries after rushing for more than 400 yards last week against Kennett.
Andrew Hendrix led Chaffee's rushing attack with 78 yards on nine carries. Chaffee rushed for 200 yards on 37 carries.
"Three quarters it's 7-7 and Malden is a talented team," Chaffee coach Charlie Vickery said. "We held our own with them."
The Indians (3-4) exceeded their season total of points in the win at Ware, Mo.
St. Vincent, which had scored just 53 points in its first six games, hosts Chaffee in district play next week.