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Predicting Missouri and Kansas high school sectional football games

11/15/2013 3:51 PM

11/15/2013 3:52 PM

Over the next two days, the Missouri and Kansas football state championship brackets will be trimmed to just four teams each.

Here are my predictions for which teams will be advancing to the semifinals.

MISSOURI

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Class 6: Lee’s Summit (10-1) at Blue Springs (11-0), Fri.

Prediction: Blue Springs 42, Lee’s Summit 14

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Class 5: Lee’s Summit West (10-1) at Kickapoo (11-0), Sat.

Prediction: Lee’s Summit West 35, Kickapoo 21

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Class 5: Kearney (10-1) at Fort Osage (11-0), Sat.

Prediction: Fort Osage 28, Kearney 17

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Class 4: Liberty North (8-4) at Bolivar (12-0), Sat.

Prediction: Bolivar 28, Liberty North 14

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Class 3: Maryville (12-0) at Oak Grove (11-1), Sat.

Prediction: Maryville 31, Oak Grove 20

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Class 2: Lawson (10-2) at Lafayette County (11-0), Sat.

Prediction: Lafayette County 27, Lawson 14

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Class 1: Penney (10-2) at West Platte (5-7), Sat.

Prediction: Penney 43, West Platte 27 KANSAS

All games Friday

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Class 6: Lawrence Free State (9-1) at Olathe North (7-3)

Prediction: Olathe North 21, Lawrence Free State 20

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Class 6: Shawnee Mission East (9-1) at Olathe East (7-3)

Prediction: Shawnee Mission East 28, Olathe East 21

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Class 5: Mill Valley (10-0) at Blue Valley (7-3)

Prediction: Mill Valley 28, Blue Valley 20

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Class 5: Blue Valley West (7-3) at Bishop Miege (9-1)

Prediction: Bishop Miege 34, Blue Valley West 21

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Class 4: Paola (10-1) at Piper (7-4), semifinals

Prediction: Paola 27, Piper 21

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