Here’s the 913 area high school football Week 4 review for teams in the Eastern Kansas League, Sunflower League and five other squads, including team’s overall record, conference record, last week’s result, this week’s opponent and a comment.
Eastern Kansas League
1. Blue Valley (4-0, 3-0)
Beat Blue Valley Southwest 47-14; Fri. at Blue Valley North
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Colton McCumber and AJ Totta combined for four touchdowns for the Tigers, including three on the ground.
2. Bishop Miege (3-1, 3-1)
Beat St. Thomas Aquinas 41-21; Thurs. vs. Blue Valley West
The Stags bounced back from their first loss in 16 games, thanks to Dawson Downing’s three touchdowns.
3. Blue Valley North (3-1, 3-1)
Beat Blue Valley Northwest 28-21; Fri. at Blue Valley
Mustangs quarterback Joey Dolan recorded his second consecutive three-touchdown game.
4. St. Thomas Aquinas (2-2, 2-1)
Lost to Bishop Miege 41-21; Fri. vs. Gardner Edgerton
The Saints dug a hole by giving up 34 consecutive points to the Stags in the second and third quarters.
5. Blue Valley West (1-3, 1-2)
Beat Gardner Edgerton 42-14; Thurs. vs. Bishop Miege
Quarterback Nathan Wiles led the Jaguars to their first victory of the season with four touchdowns.
6. Gardner Edgerton (1-3, 1-2)
Lost to Blue Valley West 42-14; Fri. at St. Thomas Aquinas
The Trailblazers have been outscored by more than 100 points across their three losses this season.
7. Blue Valley Southwest (1-3, 0-3)
Lost to Blue Valley 47-14; Fri. at Blue Valley Northwest
The Timberwolves have been held to 14 points or fewer in each of their three losses this season.
8. Blue Valley Northwest (0-4, 0-3)
Lost to Blue Valley North 28-21; Fri. vs. Blue Valley Southwest
The Huskies played their first one-possession game of the season, which was also their highest scoring.
1. Lawrence (4-0, 3-0)
Beat Shawnee Mission Northwest 41-6; Fri. vs. Shawnee Mission South
The Chesty Lions have limited their first four opponents to 14 points or less this season.
2. Shawnee Mission East (4-0, 3-0)
Beat Shawnee Mission West 42-21; Fri. vs. Lawrence Free State
The Class 6A defending champions have averaged 45 points per game this season.
3. Olathe North (3-1, 3-0)
Beat Shawnee Mission South 47-13; Fri. vs. Leavenworth
Quarterback Matt Wright led the Eagles to third consecutive victory with five passing touchdowns.
4. Shawnee Mission West (3-1, 3-1)
Lost to Shawnee Mission East 42-21; Fri. vs. Olathe South
The Vikings suffered their first loss of the season against their cross-district rivals.
5. Olathe Northwest (3-1, 2-1)
Beat Olathe South 31-0; Fri. vs. Shawnee Mission North
The Ravens shut out the Falcons for their first series victory in program history.
6. Olathe East (2-2, 2-1)
Beat Shawnee Mission North 50-24; Thurs. vs. Shawnee Mission Northwest
The Hawks evened their record with their second consecutive victory and highest scoring game.
7. Olathe South (1-3, 1-2)
Lost to Olathe Northwest 31-0; Fri. at Shawnee Mission West
The Falcons have scored 14 points or fewer in every game this year, including one shutout.
8. Shawnee Mission Northwest (1-3, 1-2)
Lost to Lawrence 41-6; Thurs. at Olathe East
The Cougars have allowed 40 points or more in each of their three losses this season.
9. Lawrence Free State (1-3, 1-3)
Beat Leavenworth 43-7; Fri. at Shawnee Mission East
The Firebirds picked up their first victory of the season in their highest scoring game.
10. Shawnee Mission North (1-3, 1-3)
Lost to Olathe East 50-24; Fri. at Olathe Northwest
The Indians have lost three straight games and have allowed 44 points or more in each contest.
11. Leavenworth (0-4, 0-3)
Lost to Lawrence Free State 43-7; Fri. at Olathe North
The Pioneers have yet to score more than 17 points in a game this season.
12. Shawnee Mission South (0-4, 0-4)
Lost to Olathe North 47-13; Fri. at Lawrence
The Raiders gave up 40 consecutive points in the middle quarters, which effectively ended their night.
1. Mill Valley (4-0, 0-0)
Beat Southwest ECC 42-6; Friday vs. Staley
Logan Koch led the Jaguars in the air and on the ground with three touchdowns in the victory.
2. St. James Academy (4-0, IND)
Beat Helias 28-24; Fri. vs. Lincoln Prep
The Thunder excelled in the run game with four rushing touchdowns from Trey Keith and Dylan Streeter.
3. De Soto (3-1, 1-0)
Beat Tonganoxie 26-6; Fri. at Spring Hill
The Wildcats have only allowed 13 points by opponents in their three victories this season.
4. Spring Hill (1-3, 1-2)
Beat Baldwin 23-18; Fri. vs. De Soto
The Broncos picked up a narrow victory, which was their first under new coach Jason Feeback.
5. Immaculata/Maranatha Christian (0-4)
Lost to Jayhawk-Linn 49-26; Fri. at Highland-Doniphan West
The team has yet to win its first game, but three of the losses have been decided by single digits.