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Class 4A Rankings

#1 Buhler (13-1)
Last: beat Coffeyville 31-14 to win the 4A state championship

Buhler won its first state football championship with a 31-14 win over Coffeyville-Field Kindley. Riley Allen rushed for 164 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries as Buhler pulled away in the second half. After falling behind 6-0 on the game's second play, the Crusaders patiently battled back and led 17-6 at halftime. Allen tacked on two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to seal the title for the Crusaders.

Next: season complete
#2 Holton (12-1)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 28-14 loss to Buhler in the state semifinals.

Next: season complete
#3 Andale (11-1)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 24-14 loss to Holton in the state quarterfinals.

Next: season complete
#4 Coffeyville (12-2)
Last: fell 31-14 to Buhler in the 4A state title game

Destin Downing sprinted 61 yards on the game's second play, but Coffeyville never could find consistency on offense in falling 31-14 to Buhler in the 4A state title game. Coffeyville could not take advantage of Buhler's stuggling offense in the first quarter as the Golden Tornado committed two turnovers which ended scoring opportunities. Coffeyville continually tried to beat Buhler deep, but quarterback Nathan Finley finished just 4 of 19 passing for 41 yards and was intercepted twice.

Next: season complete
#5 Baldwin (11-1)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 35-27 loss at Coffeyville in the state quarterfinals.

Next: season complete

Others Considered: Maize South, Paola, Tonganoxie, Topeka Hayden, Ulysses

Last updated: December 01, 2013 - 10:37 pm