Football roundup: Fairview beats Mullen with last-second field goal

Fairview football got a key conference win on Friday night as the season heads into its final stages.

The Knights, ranked No. 9 in Class 5A, edged No. 10 Mullen 18-16 with a last-second field goal from Tevye Schuettepelz-Rohl.

"Tevye is just an amazing kicker for us," Fairview's Mariano Kemp told BoCoPreps.com after the game.

With the win, Fairview is now 7-1, including 2-1 in the Mt. Cameron League.

Mullen is now 3-5, including 1-2 in league play.

Notables:

  • In 6-man, No. 2 Prairie rallied from down 30-28 late to win 32-30 against No. 10 Fleming. It was a field goal with three seconds left that gave them the win.
  • A huge matchup in 3A: No. 5 Roosevelt beat No. 3 Erie 22-20.
  • Quite the upset win for Centaurus, 16-13 over 3A No. 8 Silver Creek. It is Centaurus' first win this season.
  • In a battle of unbeatens, 2A No. 1 Kent Denver beat No. 10 Bishop Machebeuf 21-8, giving coach Scott Yates his 323rd career win.
  • Clear Creek upset 1A No. 8 Platte Canyon, 62-42. "They couldn't stop us," coach Brian Inman told the Colorado Preps Scoreboard Show. "I knew they were going to have a hard time stopping our offense. We've just got too many weapons." Clear Creek is now 7-1.
  • A big win for 2A No. 4 La Junta over No. 9 Salida: 39-16.
  • 1A No. 2 Meeker beat its rival, No. 6 Paonia, 31-14.
  • In 1A, No. 10 Peyton beat Buena Vista 34-28 in double overtime. "I mean, it was wild," coach Richard Deems told the Scoreboard Show. "It was a heck of a game." Peyton is now 7-1.
  • 4A No. 6 Fruita Monument forced five turnovers en route to a 42-8 win over Standley Lake.  "Our defense just was all over them today," coach Todd Casebier told the Scoreboard Show.
  • 8-man No. 6 Holly beat McClave 22-6. "Our defense sure carried us tonight," coach Dayne Eaton told the Scoreboard Show.
  • 3A No. 9 Canon City beat Discovery Canyon 41-21. The game was tied at halftime. "Our offense ended up having a couple of nice drives, culminating in touchdowns for us, and ate up a lot of time," coach Tom O'Rourke told the Scoreboard Show.
  • Evergreen beat Conifer 38-13 in the Mountain Bowl.
  • In 5A, No. 7 Grandview got a big league win over Doherty, 42-2.

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