The Maranatha Christian Academy, St. James Academy, De Soto and Mill Valley football teams kicked off their respective seasons with victories on Friday. Maranatha coasted past Kansas City East, 72-22. St. James rolled to a 41-20 win over Blue Valley Northwest. De Soto won its United Kansas Conference debut over Leavenworth, 42-7. Mill Valley topped BV West, 35-24.