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913 area high school football: Week 6 review

Wide receiver Gus Gomez pulled in a 15-yard pass that helped Blue Valley march down the field during their game against St. Thomas Aquinas on Friday night.
Wide receiver Gus Gomez pulled in a 15-yard pass that helped Blue Valley march down the field during their game against St. Thomas Aquinas on Friday night. 810 Varsity

Here’s the 913 area high school football Week 6 recap 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. Bishop Miege (5-1, 5-1)

Beat Blue Valley Southwest 64-14; Fri. at Spring Hill

Carter Putz and Dawson Downing provided balance, with three passing and three rushing touchdowns, respectively.

2. Blue Valley North (5-1, 5-1)

Beat Gardner Edgerton 42-7; Fri. at Shawnee Mission South

The Mustangs finished Eastern Kansas League play with four straight victories to win a share of the title.

3. St. Thomas Aquinas (4-2, 4-1)

Beat Blue Valley 35-13; Fri. at Blue Valley Southwest

The Saints trailed early in the third quarter, but scored four unanswered touchdowns to end the game.

4. Blue Valley (4-2, 3-2)

Lost to St. Thomas Aquinas 35-13; Fri. at Gardner Edgerton

The Tigers go into district play with two straight losses, including one to Aquinas from Class 5A.

5. Blue Valley West (2-4, 2-3)

Beat Blue Valley Northwest 38-35; Fri. vs. Pittsburg

The Jaguars led 24-7 at halftime, but had to hold their ground for a three-point victory after giving up 28 second-half points.

6. Blue Valley Southwest (2-4, 1-4)

Lost to Bishop Miege 64-14; Fri. vs. St. Thomas Aquinas

The Timberwolves gave up five consecutive touchdowns to the Stags to start the game.

7. Gardner Edgerton (1-5, 1-4)

Lost to Blue Valley North 42-7

The Trailblazers have been held to just seven points in each of their last two losses.

8. Blue Valley Northwest (0-6, 0-5)

Lost to Blue Valley West 38-35; Fri. at Olathe South

The Huskies played their closest game of the season, but still fell to district foe Blue Valley West.

Sunflower League

1. Lawrence (6-0, 5-0)

Beat Olathe South 63-7; Thurs. at Olathe Northwest

The Chesty Lions captured a share of the Sunflower League title with their highest scoring game.

2. Olathe North (6-0, 5-0)

Beat Shawnee Mission North 56-6; Fri. at Olathe East

The Eagles captured a share of the Sunflower League title for the second straight season.

3. Olathe Northwest (5-1, 4-1)

Beat Shawnee Mission Northwest 50-29; Fri. vs. Lawrence

The Ravens turned in their highest scoring game of the season for their fourth straight victory.

4. Shawnee Mission West (5-1, 5-1)

Beat Olathe East 42-14; Fri. at Shawnee Mission Northwest

The Vikings have eclipsed 40 points in each of their last three victories and held opponents to 28.

5. Shawnee Mission East (5-1, 4-1)

Beat Leavenworth 48-7; Fri. at Harmon

Wyatt Edmisten helped the Lancers bounce back from their first loss with four rushing touchdowns.

6. Olathe East (3-3, 3-2)

Lost to Shawnee Mission West 42-14; Fri. vs. Olathe North

The Hawks ended a three-game winning streak with their worst loss of the season.

7. Lawrence Free State (3-3, 3-3)

Beat Shawnee Mission South 56-6; Fri. at Washburn Rural

The Firebirds have outscored their last three opponents 131-33 for three straight victories.

8. Shawnee Mission North (1-5, 1-5)

Lost to Olathe North 56-6; Fri. at Wyandotte

The Indians were held to single digits for the third time this season and had their lowest-scoring game.

9. Olathe South (1-5, 1-4)

Lost to Lawrence 63-7; Fri. vs. Blue Valley Northwest

The Falcons have been held to 14 points or fewer in every game and just seven in their last two games.

10. Shawnee Mission Northwest (1-5, 1-4)

Lost to Olathe Northwest 50-29; Fri. vs. Shawnee Mission West

The margin of victory or defeat in each of the Cougars’ games this season has been by double digits.

11. Leavenworth (0-6, 0-5)

Lost to Shawnee Mission East 48-7; Fri. vs. Schlagle

The Pioneers have been held to just seven points in three of their last four games.

12. Shawnee Mission South (0-6, 0-6)

Lost to Lawrence Free State 56-6; Fri. vs. Blue Valley North

The Raiders have been held to 31 or fewer points in every game this season and shut out once.

Other schools

1. St. James Academy (6-0, IND)

Beat Coffeyville-Field Kindley 48-0; Fri. vs. Mill Valley

The Thunder defense has shut out two opponents this season and held every opponent to 28 or fewer points.

2. Mill Valley (5-1, 0-0)

Beat Lansing 63-6; Fri. at St. James Academy

The Jaguars rebounded from their first loss with their highest scoring game of the season.

3. De Soto (4-2, 2-1)

Lost to Louisburg 43-28; Fri. vs. Baldwin

The Wildcats have already surpassed the win total of each of their two seasons.

4. Spring Hill (1-5, 1-4)

Lost to Eudora 59-22; Fri. vs. Bishop Miege

The Broncos have been held to 25 or fewer points in every game this season, including their victory.

5. Immaculata/Maranatha Christian (0-6)

Lost to Troy 61-23; Oct. 23 vs. Jefferson County North

Maranatha was originally scheduled to play Immaculata this week, but the teams combined into one squad.