Houston senior Jacob Case catches an option pitch from quarterback Kyle Jones.

Mountain Grove scored on all seven of its offensive possessions and cruised past Houston 46-6 Friday night at Tiger Stadium.

Tyler Collins and George Lada had two touchdown runs apiece for the Panthers (2-1, 2-0 SCA).

Houston scored for the first time in eight quarters when quarterback Kyle Jones scooted into the end zone with 3 minutes, 44 seconds left in the game. The Tigers (0-3, 0-3 SCA) were trailing by 46 points.

Mountain Grove had little trouble scoring. The Panthers’ first three drives were three, five and four plays.

Collins broke loose for an 80-yard touchdown run on Mountain Grove’s third offensive play. Quarterback Shaun Anderson hit Ethan Pridemore for a 42-yard score on a flea-flicker, and Collins scored from six yards away to make it 21-0 late in the first quarter.

Lada capped a seven play, 53-yard drive with a 17-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter. Kicker Yegor Fedorov nailed a 29-yard field goal with 1:10 left in the half to put the Panthers ahead 31-0.

Houston had two first downs prior to its lone scoring drive. The Tigers covered 60 yards in 12 plays – highlighted by a 13-yard pass on fourth-and-10 from Jones to Tyler Smith – for their lone points. Jones capped the drive with a 6-yard score on a quarterback draw.


Mountain Grove 21  10  15  0  –  46

Houston  0  0  0  6  –  6

First Quarter

MG – Collins 80 run (Miller kick), 6:58.

MG – Pridemore 42 pass from Anderson (Miller kick), 2:39.

MG – Collins 20 run (Miller kick), :18.

Second Quarter

MG – Lada 17 run (Miller kick), 8:07.

MG – Miller 29 FG, 1:10.

Third Quarter

MG – Lada 2 run (Miller kick), 9:31.

MG – Cramer 3 run (Dobson pass from Anderson), 1:47.

Fourth Quarter

HOU – Jones 6 run (pass failed), 3:44.

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