WICHITA, Kan. With a 56-13 win over North, Maize South finished the regular season with a perfect record for the first time in program history.
On the first drive of the game for North, the Redskins fumbled on their own 30-yard line and Maize South recovered the ball.
The Mavericks took over from there. Colin Shields found Brian Vanderhoof in the end zone to put the Mavericks on the board with ten minutes left in the first quarter.
After back to back touchdowns from Shields and Hunter Nieman, the Mavericks took a 28-0 lead with seven minutes left in the half.
With four minutes left in the first half, North's Bishop Britt forced a fumble and Shields turned the ball over on the Mavericks' own 34-yard line.
Angel Martinez then found Joe Wheeler in the end zone to put the Redskins on the board with two minutes left in the half.
Maize South went into the half with a 35-7 lead.
The Mavericks allowed North to score again in the second half, but rolled away with a 56-13 win against a winless North.
Maize South earned the second seed and will host 15th seed Salina South in the first round of playoffs.
North finished the regular season 0-8, landing them at the 16th seed. The Redskins will travel to Derby to face the top seeded Panthers in the first round of playoffs.