Posted On: 11/15/20 10:47 PM

Friday night saw two 6A powerhouses collide in the Derby panthers and Lawrence Lions in the sectional round of the 6A playoffs.  The 6A defending champion Derby jumped out t a 33-6 halftime lead and never looked back as they ended up winning 40-20.  Derby plays Junction City in the semi-final round on Friday at 7:00.  Here are five of the several players from Derby who looked impressive against Lawrence.

Luke StewartLukeStewart5'11" | LBDerby | 2021StateKS LB

The 6’0 210 Senior LB came up big against Lawrence as he totaled 3 sacks, a forced fumble, 11 tackles with 2 TFL.  In 2020, he has 57 tackles, 11 TFL, 5 sacks and a forced fumble.  He plays on the ball and shows good quickness with very good waist bend at the apex with good ankle flexion as he beats the TE as well as the OT with leverage and quickly penetrates into the backfield in pursuit of the RB or QB.  He uses his play speed to catch the QB and RB and uses his very good play strength to bring down all ball carriers with force.

Jack Hileman LB

The 5’9 200 lb Senior played awesome against Lawrence on Friday night as

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