Class 4A-II Rankings

#1 Pratt (12-1)
Last: defeated Topeka Hayden 48-14 to win the 4A-II state championship

Pratt, unranked the majority of the season, won the second state title in school history, and first since 1995. The Greenbacks defeated Hayden, 48-14, and finished 12-1. Pratt and Eight-Man, Division I Osborne each went 4-5 last year and collected state titles this season. The Greenbacks delivered 403 yards of total offense, including 266 and four scores from sophomore Travis Theis. Landen Studer threw for two touchdowns and finished 2 of 3 for 78 yards. Pratt led 14-0 after the first quarter and 28-6 at halftime.

Next: Season complete
#2 Holcomb (10-2)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 21-14 loss to Pratt in the state semifinals.

Next: Season complete
#3 Topeka Hayden (8-5)
Last: fell 48-14 to Pratt in the 4A-II state title game

Topeka Hayden lost in the state championship for the second time in three seasons and moved to 3-4 all-time in state title games. Hayden finished 8-5 with a 48-14 loss to Pratt. The Wildcats, like many of Pratt’s opponents this season, struggled with Pratt’s big play ability. The Greenbacks’ touchdowns came on plays of 34, 63, seven, 25, 13, 70 and 53 yards. Sampson Huston finished 12 of 32 for 107 yards with a touchdown and an interception, along with a 17-yard scoring run.

Next: Season complete
#4 Holton (7-5)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 20-8 loss to Topeka Hayden in the state semifinals.

Next: Season complete
#5 Frontenac (10-1)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 32-28 loss to Holton in the 4A-II quarterfinals.

Next: Season complete

Others Considered: Columbus (8-2), Girard (5-6), Hugoton (5-4), Nickerson (6-4), Santa Fe Trail (7-2), Scott City (7-3), Smoky Valley (8-3), Wichita Collegiate (7-4)

Last updated: November 27, 2016 - 10:11 pm