Class 2-1A Rankings

#1 Hoisington (7-0)
Last: beat Phillipsburg 56-28

Hoisington defeated Phillipsburg, 56-28. The Panthers were the defending state champions and had defeated the Cardinals twice last year. Senior Wyatt Pedigo, a North Dakota commit, has 1,320 rushing yards and 22 scores. Pedigo scored on a long run 18 seconds into the contest and recorded 10 rushes for 278 yards and three scores. The Cardinals had lost five in a row against Phillipsburg from ’12-18.

Next: at Norton (5-2)
#2 Silver Lake (7-0)
Last: beat Osage City, 57-0

Silver Lake has outscored teams, 313-25, and pace Class 2A in scoring defense. The Eagles have five straight shutouts, all by at least 25 points, including a 57-0 road win versus Osage City. Silver Lake will again be heavily favored versus Oskaloosa this year.

Next: vs. Oskaloosa (3-4)
#3 Garden Plain (7-0)
Last: beat Wichita Independent 64-8

Garden Plain rolled over Wichita Independent, 64-8, and gets rival Conway Springs at home this week for the District 6 title. Against Independent, Blake Long rushed for 155 yards and three scores and two of Matt Pauly's three passes went for touchdowns. The Owls have outscored teams, 365-92. Garden Plain and Conway Springs has historically been one of the best rivalries in Kansas. Conway Springs won 28-7 in this matchup last year. Garden Plain remains the only team to defeat 3A Cheney (6-1).

Next: vs. No. 4 Conway Springs (6-1)
#4 Conway Springs (6-1)
Last: beat Chaparral 41-7

Conway Springs, which lost 49-19 at Cheney, has won five in a row, including a 41-7 home victory versus Chaparral last week. The Cardinals led 27-0 at halftime and eventually delivered 520 total yards. Chaparral finished with 209 yards. Conway Springs tallied four touchdowns from 48 yards or more, according to Sumner Newscow.

Next: at Garden Plain (7-0)
#5 Humboldt (7-0)
Last: beat Northeast-Arma, 74-6

Humboldt easily defeated struggling Northeast-Arma, 74-6. The Cubs have been tested in two games this year. In Week 3, Humboldt defeated Eureka, 38-32, in a neutral site win in Iola. Two weeks ago, Humboldt narrowly defeated Riverton, 20-14. Senior Conor Haviland had seven carries for 169 yards and three touchdowns on Friday. Humboldt has outscored teams, 349-80. The Cubs have played the No. 31 strength of schedule out of 48 teams in 2A, according to Prep Power Index.

Next: at Southeast-Cherokee (6-1)

Others Considered: Belle Plaine (6-1), Cimarron (7-0), Eureka (5-2), Lakin (6-1), Maur Hill-Mount Academy (6-1), Nemaha Central (5-2), Norton (5-2), Riley County (5-2), Riverside (5-2), Rossville (5-2), Southeast of Saline (5-2)

Last updated: October 20, 2019 - 11:01 pm