Kansas and Adair took to a rain soaked field on October 25, though the rain had finally stopped.
The Adair Warriors arrived with a 6-1 record to do battle with the 3-4 Comets, which culminated with a loss for Kansas 6 -58.
From the beginning, it was a tough game for the Comets as the Warriors quickly took their first possession into the end zone.
The Adair defense stymied the Kansas offense both in the run game and passing game throughout the evening.
On the defense side of the ball, the Comets kept pounding against the Warriors, stopping their progression a number of times.
A blocked Comet punt in the second quarter was recovered in the end zone by the Warriors, giving them another easy eight points added to their earlier touchdowns.
The first half ended with Kansas 0, Adair 44.
Comets had first possession following half time, but a Kansas fumble recovered by Adair set up the Warriors on the Comets’ 32 yard line, which they converted into another eight points.
As the Comets got the ball back, their pass was deflected and intercepted by the Warriors and run into the end zone for another touchdown.
Third quarter ended with Comets 0, Warriors 58, and ball still in Kansas’ hands.
The Comets had to punt the ball away as the fourth quarter began.
But the Warriors fumbled and was recovered by Kansas, running it into the end zone for their first score of the evening.
The game came to a close with Kansas 6, Adair 58.
It is notable that the Comets just kept on keeping on and continued to fight to the very end.
They were encouraged by the fact that the vast majority of the fans stayed to the end and kept cheering them on, despite the cool, damp weather.
The Comets, once again, have their hands full as they travel to Metro Christian to take on the 8-0 Patriots.
They will close out the regular season at home, playing the 1-7 Chouteau-Mazie Wildcats.