Class 5A Rankings

#1 Mill Valley (12-1)
Last: defeated Bishop Carroll 35-14 to win the 5A state championship

Senior quarterback Logan Koch rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as Mill Valley defeated Bishop Carroll 35-14 in the Class 5A state championship. After a Bishop Carroll fumble on the second play of the game, Koch converted the short field into a 19-yard touchdown run for an early lead. The Jaguars added two more scores on a pass from Koch to Lucas Krull and a Koch 13-yard run for a 21-0 lead. Carroll eventually pulled within 28-14 at the half, but Christian Jegen put the game away with a 22-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter for the Jags. Koch rushed for 79 yards, three touchdowns, and passed for 200 yards and another score. Jegen added 84 rushing yards and 87 yards receiving.

Next: season complete
#2 Bishop Carroll (11-2)
Last: lost 35-14 to Mill Valley in the 5A state title game.

An fumble put Carroll in an early hole and the Eagles never found a consistent running game in a 35-14 loss to Mill Valley in the 5A title game. Bishop Carroll pulled within 28-14 in the second quarter, but was never able to get any closer. In the second quarter, Carroll appeared to score on a 22-yard fake field goal on a pass from Connor Hampton to a wide-open Colton Woodard, but the Eagles were whistled for an illegal shift. Carroll finished with only 11 rushing yards on 26 attempts in the game.

Next: season complete
#3 St. Thomas Aquinas (9-3)
Last: did not play

season ended with a 45-28 loss to No. 1 Mill Valley in 5A sub-state semifinals

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#4 Pittsburg (9-2)
Last: did not play

season ended with a 56-21 loss to No. 1 Mill Valley in the state quarterfinals

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#5 St. James Academy (9-2)
Last: did not play

season ended with a 42-7 loss to No. 3 St. Thomas Aquinas in the state quarterfinals

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Others Considered: Bonner Springs (7-2), Goddard-Eisenhower (7-5), Great Bend (7-3), Kapaun Mt. Carmel (7-3), Maize South (8-3), Wichita Heights (7-4)

Last updated: November 29, 2015 - 10:40 pm