Class 5A Rankings

#1 Bishop Carroll (4-0)
Last: blasted then No. 2 Wichita Heights 70-15

After giving up an early safety on an errant punt snap, the Golden Eagles score nine consecutive touchdowns to rout Heights 70-15. Carroll quarterback Colton Howell passed for three touchdowns and rushed for two more in helping his team to a 42-2 halftime lead. Denzel Goolsby scored five consecutive touchdowns spanning the second and third quarters. He finished with 131 yards rushing and three touchdowns and also caught a pair of touchdown passes. Howell passed for more than 150 yards and rushing for just shy of 100 yards on the night. The Eagle defense held Heights to around 60 yards rushing on the night.

Next: Thurs. at Wichita North (0-4)
#2 Salina South (4-0)
Last: beat Goddard 55-6

Quarterback Dalton Wassenberg passed for 217 yards and three touchdowns to led Salina South to a dominating victory over Goddard. Wassenberg connected with Dylan Becker four times for 126 yards on the night. The Cougars were paced on the ground by DeAngelo Turner's 126 yards and a touchdown. Wassenberg also added 59 yards rushing.

Next: at Andover (4-0)
#3 Pittsburg (4-0)
Last: ran past Chanute 66-36

Alex Barnes rushed for five touchdowns and returned a punt for another score as the Purple Dragons raced past Chanute 66-36. Barnes went 61-yards on the game's second play and broke an 88-yard touchdown run with less than a minute to go in the half. He also returned a first-half punt 70 yards for a score. Quarterback Spencer Turnbull rushed and passed for a score for the Dragons.

Next: vs. Parsons (0-4)
#4 Blue Valley West (3-1)
Last: won at Gardner-Edgerton 42-21

Blue Valley West built a 28-0 lead in the first half and eventally led 42-7 in beating Gardner-Edgerton. Tyler Cox rushed for 158 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Jaguars. Quarterback Nathan Wiles stepped in for Zev Mallin to pass for 140 yards and a touchdown -- a 90-yard strike to Jake Lansford.

Next: at 4A-I No. 1 Bishop Miege (4-0)
#5 St. Thomas Aquinas (3-1)
Last: lost 37-20 to 4A-I No. 1 Bishop Miege

After falling behind three scores to top-ranked Miege, Aquinas pulled to within 10 on two occasions before the Stags eventually expanded their lead to 24 points. Aquinas managed 205 yards on the ground led by James Cosentino's 127 yards and a touchdown. Karter Odermann passed for 169 yards and two touchdowns for the Saints.

Next: at Gardner-Edgerton (0-4)

Others Considered: Maize, Wichita Heights

Last updated: September 29, 2014 - 05:10 pm