Class 6A Rankings

#1 Derby (13-0)
Last: defeated Blue Valley North, 24-16 to win the Class 6A state championship

Derby held off Blue Valley North, 24-16, to win its fifth state football title and its fourth in the past six seasons. The Panthers broke a 10-10 tie at halftime with touchdown runs by Tre Washington in the third and fourth quarters. Washington finished with 242 rushing yards and three scores, while Hunter Igo rushed for 187 yards on 35 attempts. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Derby wins 6A title over Blue Valley North, 24-16

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#2 Blue Valley North (9-4)
Last: lost 24-16 to Derby in the Class 6A state championship game

Blue Valley North fell short in its quest for back-to-back 6A titles with a 24-16 loss to Derby on Saturday. The Mustangs led for much of the first half, before a Derby field goal to end the half tied the game at 10. Derby then scored touchdowns in the third and fourth quarters to lead 24-10 before Graham Mertz threw a touchdown pass to Ammon Thutmosei with five minutes left. Derby then was able to convert a key fourth down to run out the clock. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: Derby wins 6A title over Blue Valley North, 24-16

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#3 Olathe North (9-3)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 51-49 loss to Blue Valley North in the state semifinals.

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#4 Manhattan (10-2)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 24-6 loss to Derby in the state semifinals.

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#5 Lawrence Free State (10-1)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 41-19 loss to Manhattan in the state quarterfinals.

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Others Considered: Gardner-Edgerton (10-1), Haysville Campus (6-4), Shawnee Mission East (8-3), Shawnee Mission South (7-3), Topeka High (9-2), Washburn Rural (7-3), Wichita West (6-4)

Last updated: November 25, 2018 - 11:21 pm