#1 Ranked Teams

6A #1 Derby (13-0)
Last: defeated Blue Valley North, 24-16 to win the Class 6A state championship

Derby held off Blue Valley North, 24-16, to win its fifth state football title and its fourth in the past six seasons. The Panthers broke a 10-10 tie at halftime with touchdown runs by Tre Washington in the third and fourth quarters. Washington finished with 242 rushing yards and three scores, while Hunter Igo rushed for 187 yards on 35 attempts. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Derby wins 6A title over Blue Valley North, 24-16

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5A #1 St. Thomas Aquinas (12-0)
Last: defeated Wichita Northwest 49-28 to win the 5A state championship

St. Thomas Aquinas captured the schools' first state football championship with a 49-28 victory over Wichita Northwest. The Saints scored 21 points in the first quarter and scored twice in the third quarter to lead 35-0. Northwest pulled to within 14 points twice, but the Saints had an answer each time. Tyron "Tank" Young rushed for 329 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Aquinas ground game. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Aquinas runs past Northwest to capture first state title

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4A #1 Bishop Miege (11-2)
Last: defeated Goddard, 69-31 to win the Class 4A state championship

Bishop Miege won its fifth straight state football championship and the schools' ninth overall with a 69-31 win over Goddard. The Stags led 49-24 at halftime and 69-24 after three quarters. Miege quarterback Sam Pedrotti passed for 358 yards and threw five touchdown passes in the game. Brison Cobbins rushed for 132 yards and three scores to lead the Miege ground game. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Bishop Miege routs Goddard to win fifth straight title

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3A #1 Sabetha (13-0)
Last: defeated Pratt 43-42 in overtime to win the Class 3A state title

Sabetha's Gabe Garber converted the game-winning two-point conversion on a dive for the pylon as the Bluejays edged Pratt, 43-42 in overtime to win their second consecutive Class 3A state title. Sabetha led 18-0 in the first half before Pratt scored three straight times to take a 21-18 lead. Sabetha tied the game with a Braeden Cox field goal and the two teams traded a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter to send the game to overtime. Pratt scored first in OT on a Travis Theis touchdown. Garber hit Ryan Stapleton on a touchdown pass to pull within 42-41 setting up the winning two-point attempt. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Sabetha tops Pratt 43-42 in OT on Garber's two-point try

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2A #1 Phillipsburg (13-0)
Last: defeated Riley County 27-0 to win the Class 2A state championship

Phillipsburg won its second state football championship with a 27-0 shutout of Riley County. The Panthers scored in each quarter and slowed the Riley County offense to 150 yards of total offense. Trey Sides passed for 150 yards and two touchdowns for the Panthers. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Phillipsburg shuts out Riley County to win 2A title

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1A #1 Smith Center (12-1)
Last: won the 1A state championship with a 59-0 victory over Olpe

Smith Center won its second consecutive state championship and tenth overall by beating Olpe, 59-0 on Saturday. The Redmen rushed for nearly 360 yards and shut down the Eagle offense by forcing four turnovers in the first half. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Smith Center’s Rushing Trio leads to 1A State Title

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8M-I #1 Central Plains (13-0)
Last: defeated Solomon 52-6 to win the 8-Man, Division I state championship

Central Plains captured its second state football championship since 2014 with a 52-6 victory over Solomon. The Oiler defense was dominate in holding the Gorillas to minus-23 yards of total offense. For the season, Central Plains allowed only 34 total points. Myles Menges rushed for a touchdown and threw a pair of touchdown passes. Alex Hickel led the Oiler ground game with 74 yards and two scores. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Central Plains completes historic season with 8M-I title

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8M-II #1 Hanover (13-0)
Last: defeated Osborne 58-50 to win the 8-Man, Division II state championship

Hanover built a 20-point halftime lead and held off Osborne, 58-50, to win their third straight eight-man state title. The victory was Hanover's 38th straight. Daiken Stallbaumer passed for 200 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for 114 yards and three more scores. Carter Bruna added 110 yards rushing and two scores, while Thomas Atkins had 143 receiving yards and two touchdowns in addition to a kickoff return for a score. The 108 combined points set a record for the highest combined output in eight-man state history. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: 8M-II: Atkins helps Hanover win third straight title

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Last updated: November 25, 2018 - 11:21 pm