This is it, the beginning of the end of High School football season. With just a week left 8-Man football teams play their championship games this weekend with the larger schools wrapping up this season next week, after Thanksgiving break. CatchItKansas.com is bringing you live updates from the games at Fischer Field in Newton. Don't forget to give us a shout out and tweet us some the dramatic action with #CatchItKansas.
8-Man Division I Championship Game -- 3:00 p.m.
Ness City 40, Rock Hills 8 -- Final
-Ness City recovers the Onside Kick, putting them in great field position, they go on to score off a 22 yd run from Dalton Gantz, 1 minute left in the game.
-Rock Hills' first score of the game comes with four minutes left in the fourth, Clay Cosand with a 1 yd TD run puts an end to Ness City's shut out bid.
-Koltyn Ratliff isn't through putting his mark on this game nabbing a pick six and really pouring it onto Rock Hills, with eight minutes left to play.
-Koltyn Ratliff of Ness City punches in a 1 yd run putting them up 26 with just under nine minutes to play.
-Ness City's Ratliff returns the favor subsequently picking off Rock Hills in the endzone stopping Rock Hills' quest to put points on the score board.
-Three and a half minutes into the second half Rock Hills' Robbie Dean picks off Koltyn Ratliff in the endzone halting Ness City's first drive of the half.
-Ness City at the Rock Hill 11 yard line with 11 seconds left in the half, but unable to score before the clock hits zero, Halftime.
-Ness City's defense asserts itself with a 3 and out, that seemingly jump starts their offense leading to a 61 yd TD run by Dalton Gantz, giving Ness City a 20 point lead with two and a half minutes to go in the first half.
- Ness City's Kotlyn Ratliff tosses a 7 yd TD pass to Dalton Gantz putting the Eagles up 12 with just over four minutes left in the half.
-Ness City blocks Rock Hills' punt and recover it in the endzone for a TD, putting them on the board first.
-Ness City pulls out a Fake Punt and converts for a first down, but Rock Hills eventually goes on to force a turnover on downs on Rock Hills' five yard line.
8-Man Division II Championship Game -- 11:00 a.m.
Baileyville B&B 28, Thunder Ridge 6 -- Final
-Baileyville misses a 21 yd Field Goal with just over two minutes left in the game.
-Garrett Krueger's 20 yd TD pass to Trevor Lowe cuts into Baileyville's commanding lead with just over six and a half minutes to play in the game.
-Rottinghaus with a QB sneak from a yard out pushes Baileyville's lead to 28, early in the fourth.
-Baileyville muffs a punt deep in their own territory and Thunder Ridge pounces on it giving them the ball at the Baileyville 19, the closest to scoring they've been all game, but Baileyville's defense stuffs the drive.
-Two long runs by Dustin Deters set up an 11 yd pass from Dustin Rottinghaus to Tyler Deters for their third consecutive TD, coming with five minutes left in the half.
-Brendan Bergman rushes for a 6 yd TD giving Baileyville a 16 point advantage midway through the first quarter.
-Dustin Deters with a 1 yd TD run puts Baileyville up early in the first quarter.