Burton’s 302-yard effort propels Yates Center past Marmaton Valley

Yates Center's Carter Burton rushed for five touchdowns and 302 yards as YC defeated Marmaton Valley 88-52 Friday. Yates Center outscored MV 52-12 in the second half.

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October 18, 2021 - 10:08 AM

Yates Center High’s Carter Burton (8) is wrapped up by Marmaton Valley defender Garrett Henderson Friday. Burton rushed for 302 yards as Yates Center prevailed, 88-52. Photo by Luiza Lounici / MVHS

YATES CENTER — Another week brought another mind-boggling scoreboard explosion in Kansas eight-man football.

Friday’s fireworks featured Yates Center High senior quarterback Carter Burton, erupting for 302 yards rushing and five touchdowns in an 88-52 win over Marmaton Valley.

Yates Center broke open a back-and-forth game by outscoring MV 52-12 in the second half, including 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.

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