Class 8M-II Rankings

#1 Hanover (13-0)
Last: defeated Osborne 58-50 to win the 8-Man, Division II state championship

Hanover built a 20-point halftime lead and held off Osborne, 58-50, to win their third straight eight-man state title. The victory was Hanover's 38th straight. Daiken Stallbaumer passed for 200 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for 114 yards and three more scores. Carter Bruna added 110 yards rushing and two scores, while Thomas Atkins had 143 receiving yards and two touchdowns in addition to a kickoff return for a score. The 108 combined points set a record for the highest combined output in eight-man state history. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: 8M-II: Atkins helps Hanover win third straight title

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#2 Osborne (11-2)
Last: lost 58-50 to Osborne in the 8-Man, Division II state championship game

Osborne fell behind 32-12 at halftime and rallied in the second half before falling 58-50 to Hanover in the 8-Man, Division II state title game. The Bulldogs got within 52-50 with more than four minutes remaining, but Hanover answered with a touchdown pass to go back up eight points and then held Osborne on downs. Senior Darnell Holloway rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns, and passed for 110 yards and a score. Junior Darrien Holloway rushed for 138 yards and two scores. Read the full recap at Kpreps.com: 8M-II: Atkins helps Hanover win third straight title

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#3 Axtell (10-2)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 60-14 loss to Hanover in the state semifinals.

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#4 Dighton (9-3)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 46-0 loss to Osborne in the state semifinals.

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#5 Otis-Bison (8-2)
Last: did not play

Season ended with a 44-36 loss to Dighton in the state quarterfinals.

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Others Considered: Centre-Lost Springs (7-3), Frankfort (7-3), Hutchinson Central Christian (7-3), Mankato-Rock Hills (8-2), Northern Valley (7-3), St. Paul (9-2), South Barber (9-1-1), Stafford (7-3), Waverly (9-2)

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