#1 Ranked Teams

6A #1 Derby (8-0)
Last: beat Haysville Campus, 48-13

Derby remained unbeaten with a 48-13 win over Campus. The Panthers scored only once in the first quarter - a touchdown pass from Hunter Igo to Cavion Walker. Derby then exploded for three touchdowns in the second quarter to lead 27-7 at half. Igo connected on touchdown passes to Aaron Larson, Davin Simmsand Jacob Karsak in the second quarter. Kevion Edwards broke a long touchdown run in the third quarter to put the Panthers up 34-7, then after a Colt touchdown, Tre Washington scored early in the fourth quarter to make it 42-13.

Next: at 5A No. 3 Maize (7-0)
5A #1 St. Thomas Aquinas (7-0)
Last: beat 4A No. 1 Bishop Miege, 41-21

St. Thomas Aquinas bumped up a spot to No. 1 after a 41-21 victory against Bishop Miege. The Stags were 50-2 in the last four years with all losses to Blue Valley and then took a one-point defeat to Rockhurst (Mo.) earlier this season. Tank Young again had a massive performance with 44 carries for 312 yards and three rushing scores. He broke the school's single-season rushing record of 1,414 yards set by Cameron Jackson last fall. Young now has 1,459 yards. Miege led 14-0 early and Aquinas started a drive at its own 1-yard line before a 99-yard drive put the Saints back in the contest. It ended a five-game losing streak versus Miege that dated back to 2012.

Next: does not play - next game 5A bracket at No. 1 seed
4A #1 Bishop Miege (6-2)
Last: lost 41-21 to 5A No. 1 St. Thomas Aquinas

Bishop Miege lost for the second time this season as Aquinas rushed for 499 yards in defeating the Stags, 41-21. Miege jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first qurater on the strength of two touchdown runs by TyQuez Agnew-Whitten. The Stags then pinned Aquinas at their own 1-yard line before the Saints went on a 99-yard drive that seemed to ignite their run game. Aquinas led 21-14 at halftime and extended that lead to 34-14 in the third quarter. Sam Pedrotti hit Phillippe Wesley on a touchdown pass to pull the Stags within 34-21 in the third quarter. Pedrotti passed for 185 yards in the game, but Miege managed only 144 yards rushing in the game.

Next: vs. Blue Valley Northwest (0-7)
3A #1 Andale (8-0)
Last: beat Clearwater, 55-6

Andale continued to roll and allowed its first points since Week 1 with a 55-6 road win versus Clearwater. The Indians have allowed just 20 points this year and have beaten every team by at least 28 points. That includes Mulvane and Wellington – road wins back in Weeks 1 and 2 – squads that are now 11-1 when they don’t play the Indians. Andale has outscored opponents, 363-20, and leads 3A in scoring offense and defense.

Next: at Cheney (2-5)
2A #1 Phillipsburg (8-0)
Last: beat Hoisington, 51-21

Phillipsburg rolled past Hoisington, 51-21, and claimed the District 8 championship. Jonathan Hunnacutt set the state career kicking points record with a 38-yard field goal in the second half. He has 217 career kicking pints, which broke the record of 214 points set by Olathe North’s Joe Garcia. Phillipsburg led 27-0 after the first quarter and 41-0 at halftime. Treylan Gross finished with 212 rushing yards and four rushing scores.

Next: vs. Minneapolis (3-4)
1A #1 Smith Center (7-1)
Last: beat Republic County 57-8

Smith Center defeated Republic County, 57-8, and gets a high-profile District 5 contest at Ell-Saline (6-1, 2-0) this week that will decide the top-two spots. Smith Center forced four fumbles and picked off three passes in the victory.

Next: at Ell-Saline (6-1)
8M-I #1 Central Plains (8-0)
Last: blanked Moundridge, 52-0

Central Plains had its fifth straight shutout against a solid Moundridge team with a 52-0 victory. Myles Menges completed all five of his passes for 109 yards, including touchdowns to Jerred Bieberle and Brett Liebl. Lawson Oeser led the ground game with 91 yards and two scores. The Oilers have won 15 straight regular season games. Central Plains has allowed just 22 points, easily the best in the classification. The Oilers have scored 334 points.

Next: at Macksville (4-3)
8M-II #1 Hanover (8-0)
Last: beat Wetmore, 52-6

Hanover rolled over Wetmore, 52-6, and faces one-loss Frankfort this week. The Wildcats led 38-6 at halftime. Colin Jueneman rushed for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass from Jacob Jueneman, and returned a kickoff for another score. Jacob Jueneman threw three touchdown passes and rushed for another score in the win. Hanover has captured 32 straight victories. A victory gives the Wildcats the District 3 title.

Next: vs. Frankfort (6-1)

Last updated: October 15, 2018 - 12:45 am