Solomon, Kan.—Much should be determined this coming Friday night in Solomon Kansas when it comes to Kansas State High School Activities Association football.
The Solomon Gorillas will play host to the Little River Redskins in football this Friday night in Solomon.
But there will also be, Wheat State bragging rights and Eight-Man I district 5 bragging rights on the line as well.
It will not be a showdown of undefeated teams, but it will be a battle of good football teams. Little River has one loss on the season, that is the only loss between the two teams.
That loss happened on Sept. 28 when Pretty Prairie defeated the Redskins 26-8.
Little River’s loss gave Solomon an early leg up in the district standings, but the Redskins are still undefeated (3-0) in Wheat State play. Solomon also stands with a 3-0 record in Wheat State action.
But Solomon is undefeated on the season at 6-0 and has yet been forced to play a full game as they have won by the 45-point mercy rule in all six games this season.
Friday night will mark the final Wheat State game for the Gorillas in 2012.
The Lady Gorilla volleyball played a triangular at Little River on Tuesday, but lost both matches, falling 25-17, 25-16 to Little River and 25-12, 25-9 to Goessel. … The Gorilla football team picked up its sixth win of the season this Friday night and its sixth 45-point mercy-rule victory of the season. Friday night Solomon defeated Canton-Galva 61-14. This Friday night Solomon will play host to Little River.
The Lady Lion volleyball team played a pair of matches at Wakefield on Tuesday evening and swept both matches as they opened with a 24-26, 25-22, 25-22 win over White City and finished the night with a 25-23, 26-24 win over Wakefield. … The Lions picked up their second football win of the season this past Friday night when they defeated Southern Cloud 36-6. The Lions will play at Burrton in another district contest this Friday night.
The Lady Bombers played host to a triangular Tuesday evening, but dropped both matches. The Lady Bombers lost 25-23, 26-24 to Hope and 25-20, 12 to White City. … The Wakefield cross country teams ran at Riley County on Saturday where the Bomber boys placed sixth as a team with 146 points while the Lady Bombers did not have enough runners to earn a team score. … The Bomber football team suffered its fourth loss of the season this past Friday night when they fell 50-28 to Clifton-Clyde. The Bombers will play at Pike Valley this Friday night.
The Lady Redskin volleyball team played host to a triangular on Tuesday and split the two matches, defeating Solomon 25-17, 25-16, but falling to Goessel 25-18, 25-9. … The Redskin football team got back on the winning side of things Friday night when they beat Lincoln 58-20. The Redskins will travel to Solomon for a Wheat State and district showdown this coming Friday night.
The White City volleyball team played a triangular at Wakefield on Tuesday evening and came away with a split as they beat Wakefield 25-18, 25-9 but lost to Hope 24-26, 25-22, 25-22. … White City got its first taste of football victory this past Friday night when they beat Burrton 56-6. The Huskies will look to keep that winning streak alive this Friday night when they play at Tescott.
The Cougar football team picked up its third win of the season, to even its overall record at 3-3, this past Friday night with a 56-6 win over Cedar Vale/Dexter. The Cougar will look to keep the winning alive this Friday night when they play host to Hartford.
The Lady Bluebirds played a triangular at Little River Tuesday evening and won both matches, topping Little River 25-18, 25-9 and also Solomon 25-12, 25-9. … The Bluebird football team picked up its fourth win of the season this past Friday night when they beat Salina’s St. John’s Military School 66-40. The Bluebirds will try to keep that winning alive this Friday night when they play host to Chase High School.
The Warrior football team picked up its fifth win of the season, against just one loss, this past Friday night when they beat Hartford 56-8. The Warriors will look to pick up their sixth win of the season this Friday night when they play host to Flint Hills High School.
The Lady Eagle volleyball team traveld to Peabody Burns High School on Tuesday evening, but lost both matches, seeing their overall record in 2012 fall to 12-14. The Lady Eagles, however, were selected as one of the teams to serve as host to a Class 1A sub-state tournament on Oct. 20.