SALINA, Kan.—The 2012 Fall season in the North Central Kansas League is now complete with only the individual awards still to be announced.
Wamego High School won the All Sports Award for the NCKL in the 2012 Fall campaign as the Red Raiders and Lady Raiders earned 25.5 points towards the 2012-2013 All Sports Award in the NCKL, Concordia is currently in second place with 20 points while Abilene (19) is third, Clay Center (17) is fourth, Chapman (10.5) is fifth and Marysville is in sixth place with 10 points.
Three NCKL teams qualified for the postseason and when the playoffs began the NCKL was guaranteed to have at least one school in the second round. The NCKL earned that guarantee because Concordia played host to Abilene in the opening round.
Concordia topped Abilene 34-17 but then saw its season end on Saturday falling to Buhler. Clay Center was the other NCKL team to qualify for the playoffs, but the Tigers had their season get halted by McPherson 34-17 in the opening round on Tuesday evening.
Wamego captured NCKL titles this season in football, volleyball and both boys and girls cross country meets. Marysville won the crown in girls’ tennis.
Concordia was the last NCKL team standing in football this season as the Panthers opened their playoff run on Tuesday with a 50-8 win over Abilene propelling them into a regional showdown at Buhler on Saturday. The Panthers, however, lost that showdown 45-14 to end their season with an 8-3 record. … Concordia scored 25.5 points in the All NCKL battle this fall, placing second in football and volleyball, third in boys and girls cross country meets and finished sixth in girls tennis.
Abilene’s football team had its season come to an end on Tuesday when it lost to NCKL rival Concordia 50-8 in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs. The Cowboys finished the football season with a 2-8 record. … Abilene High School compiled 18 points in the All NCKL battle as it finished second in volleyball, finished sixth in football, fourth in both cross country races, and second in girls tennis.
The Tiger football team qualified for the Class 4A playoffs but only lasted one round as the Tigers lost to McPherson 34-17 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the post season. The Tigers finished the season with a 6-4 record. … Clay Center has 17 points in the All sports challenge with 17 points. Clay Center finished in fourth place in football, and volleyball, second in both cross country races and seventh in the girls tennis.
The Marysville football team finished its season with an 0-9 record and Marysville sits with 11 points in the NCKL All Sports standings. Marysville won the girls’ tennis title and was fifth in volleyball but sixth in football and both cross country races.
The Red Raider football team won the 2012 NCKL crown and finished just shy of the playoffs with a 5-4 overall record. All five of their wins were in NCKL action. In the NCKL All Sports race Wamego is currently in first place with 26.5 points as the school won NCKL crowns in football, volleyball as well as both cross country titles. The Lady Raiders tied for third and fourth with Chapman in girls’ tennis.
The Fighting Irish football team finished its season just shy of the post season with a 4-5 record. Chapman currently sits with 12.5 points in the NCKL All Sports race as Chapman finished third in football, tied for third and fourth with Wamego in girls’ tennis and finished fifth in both cross country meets.