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CIK Football Rankings: Week Five

Game between Kapaun Mt Carmel and Great Bend at Stryker Sports Complex in Wichita on Friday,...
Game between Kapaun Mt Carmel and Great Bend at Stryker Sports Complex in Wichita on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. (Selena Favela)
Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 2:20 PM CDT
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6A

1. Derby (3-0) [Last week’s rankings: 1]

2. Blue Valley Northwest (4-0) [4]

3. Blue Valley North (3-1) [3]

4. Blue Valley (3-1) [7]

5. Manhattan (4-0) [5]

6. Junction City (3-1) [NR]

7. Olathe West (3-1) [NR]

8. Olathe North (3-1) [2]

9. Lawrence (3-1) [6]

10. Garden City (3-1) [NR]

Notes: Blue Valley North lost in overtime to a Missouri team, and Blue Valley beat St. Thomas Aquinas in overtime. Olathe West delivered a shocking upset win against Olathe North. Garden City pulled off a mild upset against Hays High on the road. Junction City edged Washburn Rural in overtime for its second straight OT win.

Dropped out: No. 8 Lawrence Free State, No. 9 Washburn Rural, No. 10 Dodge City

5A

1. Mill Valley (4-0) [1]

2. Bishop Carroll (3-1) [3]

3. St. Thomas Aquinas (2-2) [2]

4. Kapaun Mt. Carmel (4-0) [4]

5. Maize South (4-0) [7]

6. Topeka Seaman (3-1) [NR]

7. Maize (3-1) [5]

8. Wichita Northwest (2-2) [9]

9. Spring Hill (4-0) [10]

10. Andover (3-1) [8]

Updated: Mill Valley beat Lawrence, and Bishop Carroll defeated Dodge City. Both opponents were undefeated. Aquinas lost to Blue Valley in OT and has lost two games by combined four points. Maize took its upset loss to Arkansas City.

Dropped out: No. 6 Hays High

4A

1. Bishop Miege (1-3) [1]

2. Andover Central (4-0) [2]

3. McPherson (4-0) [3]

4.Basehor-Linwood (4-0) [4]

5. Buhler (3-1) [5]

6. Wamego (3-1) [7]

7. Arkansas City (2-2) [NR]

8. Mulvane (2-2) [10]

9. KC Piper (3-1) [9]

10. Chanute (3-1) [NR]

Notes: Mulvane delivered a nice win against Circle behind a big game from QB Mason Ellis and continues to move up the rankings. Mulvane has two competitive losses to undefeated Wichita Collegiate and Andale in the first two games. Buhler edged El Dorado, and McPherson beat Winfield in OT. Bishop Miege had a close loss to Missouri power Rockhurst.

Dropped out: No. 6 El Dorado, No. 8 Winfield

3A

1. Andale (4-0) [1]

2. Wichita Collegiate (4-0) [2]

3. Cheney (4-0) [3]

4. Frontenac (3-1) [4]

5. Holton (4-0) [5]

6. Pratt (4-0) [7]

7. Southeast of Saline (4-0) [6]

8. Concordia (4-0) [NR]

9. Riley County (4-0) [9]

10. Topeka Hayden (3-1) [8]

Notes: The top teams held serve, which set up one of the best matchups in Kansas thus far: Cheney’s passing attack at Pratt’s single wing offense this week. Frontenac is 3-0 against Kansas teams and has allowed 12 points in those wins. Andale’s winning streak is now at 29 in a row, which continues as Kansas’ best. SES rolled over Russell and is statistically among Kansas’ most dominant teams. Concordia’s Keyan Miller set the school’s single game rushing record.

Dropped out: No. 10 Smoky Valley

2A

1. Rossville (4-0) [1]

2. Nemaha Central (3-1) [2]

3. Silver Lake (3-1) [3]

4. Osage City (4-0) [4]

5. Kingman (3-1) [5]

6. Garden Plain (3-1) [6]

7. Hoisington (3-1) [NR]

8. Wellsville (4-0) [7]

9. Thomas More Prep-Marian (3-1) [10]

10. Atchison County (3-1) [8]

Updated: Nemaha Central beat Atchison County in a low-scoring game. Hoisington has won three straight and new RB Legend Robinson has delivered a big season. Rossville has won 17 in a row.

Dropped out: No. 9 Hillsboro

1A

1. Olpe (4-0) [1]

2. Smith Center (4-0) [2]

3. Inman (4-0) [3]

4. Sedgwick (4-0) [4]

5. Centralia (3-1) [5]

6. Conway Springs (3-1) [6]

7. Plainville (3-1) [7]

8. Troy (3-1) [NR]

9. Wabaunsee (3-1) [NR]

10. Whitewater-Remington (3-1) [10]

Notes: The top-5 teams all won by significant margins. Inman has four straight shutouts and travels to No. 6 Plainville in a big district game this week. Troy has beaten Wabaunsee, while Wabaunsee defeated Jackson Heights last week. Wabaunsee won in Week 1 for the first time since ‘05 and is closing in on its first winning season since ‘97. Wabaunsee lost 33-21 to Jackson Heights last year and 42-0 in ‘19.

Dropped out: No. 8 Jackson Heights, No. 9 Ell-Saline

Eight-Man, Division I

1. Canton-Galva (4-0) [1]

2. Madison (4-0) [2]

3. Little River (4-0) [3]

4. WaKeeney-Trego (4-0) [4]

5. Leoti-Wichita County (3-1) [5]

6. Sedan (4-0) [8]

7. Clifton-Clyde (2-1) [NR]

8. Chase County (4-0) [9]

9. Meade (4-0) [7]

10. Hill City (3-1) [10]

Notes: Canton-Galva and Little River face in a huge district showdown this week. WaKeeney-Trego beat Hoxie, 60-40, and continue to deliver big offensive numbers. A lot of quality wins outside of the top-5, too. Sedan beat West Elk, Clifton-Clyde defeated Burlingame, and Goessel pulled off a slight upset versus Argonia-Attica.

Dropped out: No. 6 Argonia-Attica

Eight-Man, Division II

1. Axtell (4-0) [2]

2. Hanover (3-1) [1]

3. Thunder Ridge (4-0) [3]

4. Victoria (3-1) [4]

5. Frankfort (4-0) [5]

6. Osborne (3-1) [6]

7. Caldwell (4-0) [8]

8. Bucklin (4-0) [9]

9. Wheatland-Grinnell (3-1) [7]

10. Central Plains (3-1) [NR]

Notes: Axtell ended Hanover’s 14-game winning streak with a one-score win. Thunder Ridge has been dominant in the first month. Victoria required a comeback to beat Sylvan-Lucas. Wheatland-Grinnell has won three in a row, including last Friday’s Gove County rivalry win against Quinter, after the Week 1 loss to Axtell. Bucklin is 4-0 and has ended long losing streaks to Spearville, Hodgeman County and Coldwater-South Central. Axtell faces Frankfort, and Hanover is at Osborne this week. No. 10 Central Plains is at No. 4 Victoria in a big rivalry matchup.Dropped out: No. 10 Quinter

Six-Man

1. Ashland (3-0) [1]

2. Natoma (4-0) [2]

3. Cunningham (4-0) [4]

4. Northern Valley (3-1) [NR]

5. Weskan (3-1) [NR]

Notes: Natoma has wins against Northern Valley and Weskan. Ashland has defeated Cheylin and Moscow. Weskan pulled the upset against Cheylin last week.

Dropped out: No. 3 Bird City-Cheylin, No. 5 Moscow

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