Latest HS Football Playoff Outcomes!

State Football Championship games for 8 Man thru 6A classifications, will wrap up next weekend, with 3 AVCTL schools (Derby, Andover Central & Andale) in the final hunt.

In 6A action Friday evening, (12-0) AVCTL DIV I’s Derby defeated (10-2) Topeka 63-35. Derby will square off against (10-2) Olathe North (who downed (8-4) Overland Park-Blue Valley 28-7), on Saturday, November 30th at Emporia State University-Welch Stadium.

In 5A action Friday evening, (12-0) Wichita Northwest defeated (10-2) Maize 80-42. NW goes up against (9-3) Shawnee Mill-Valley (who downed (10-1) St. Thomas Aquinas 34-31 OT), on Saturday, November 30th at Pittsburg State-Carney Smith Stadium.

In 4A action Friday evening, (11-1) AVCTL DIV II’s Andover Central defeated (11-1) AVCTL DIV III’s McPherson 7-0. Andover Central will take on (10-2) Bishop Miege (who defeated (11-1) Paola 48-14), on Saturday, November 30th @ Topeka-Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka.

In 3A action Friday evening, (12-0) AVCTL DIV IV’s Andale defeated (9-3) Cheney 55-20. Andale will square off against (9-3) Perry-LeCompton (who defeated (10-2) Topeka Hayden 35-27), on Saturday, November 30th @ Hutchinson Community College. In Andale’s last “4” games (weeks 9-12), the Indians have outscored their opponents 214-27.

In 2A action, (9-3) Norton defeated (11-1) Hoisington 10-8. Norton will go up against today’s (Saturday, Nov. 23rd) winner between (9-2) Riley County & (9-2) Nemaha Central. (See 2A Bracket below for latest outcomes later today) The 2A State Championship game will be on Saturday, November 30th at Salina-USD #305 District Stadium.

In 1A action, (12-0) Smith Center downed (10-2) Plainville 20-19. Smith Center will square off against (11-1) Centralia (who defeated (9-3) Jackson Heights 44-6), on Saturday, November 30th @ Fort Hays State University-Lewis Field.

In 8 Man DII Friday evening, (11-1) Axtell defeated (10-2) Hanover 26-12. Axtell will take on the winner of today’s (Saturday, Nov. 23rd) contest between (11-0) Osborne and (10-1) Hutchinson-Central Christian. (See 8 Man DII Bracket below for latest outcomes later today) The 8 Man DII State Championship game will be on Saturday, November 30th at Newton Fischer Field.

In 8 Man DI Friday evening, (12-0) Canton-Galva defeated (11-1) Madison/Hamilton 46-6. Canton-Galva will take on (12-0) St. Francis (who defeated (10-2) Leoti-Wichita County 66-20), on Saturday, November 30th at Newton Fischer Field.

ALL POST-SEASON Football Brackets (8MAN thru 6A) can be clicked on below.

NOTE: AVCTL LEAGUE HONORS for football won’t be announced until post season ends or at least not while AVCTL teams remain in post-season action.










Author: Steve Sturgis

Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at or on Facebook or at any Crusader event year-round.