Kaw Valley League Football Report: Week Eight
Friday is judgment day for the Kaw Valley League.
After weeks of waiting, the football league championship finally will be decided.
Lansing and Mill Valley square off at 7 p.m. Friday at MVHS in a game that will be televised live on Metro Sports. The Lions (8-0) and Jaguars (7-1) already have secured berths in the Class 5A state playoffs. Now they must decide who is the district champion, as well as who will win the league.
More than just a spotlight game is at stake this week, however. Playoff spots are on the line for numerous KVL clubs. So far, three have punched their tickets to the playoffs. In addition to Lansing and Mill Valley in Class 5A, Bishop Ward is the first 4A school to lock up a postseason berth. It is 2-0 in its district and has a hefty point cushion and head-to-head tiebreaker that have locked up the district championship.
If Basehor-Linwood beats Piper at 7 p.m. today, the Bobcats will be back in the playoffs. If not, Piper or Tonganoxie will advance. In other districts, Turner and Perry-Lecompton are fighting for bids. Both can lock up a berth with a victory.
TEAM KVL ALL
Lansing 6-0 8-0
Mill Valley 4-0 7-1
Perry-Lecompton 3-1 5-3
Bonner Springs 4-2 4-4
Bishop Ward 4-3 5-3
Tonganoxie 2-2 5-3
Basehor-Linwood 2-5 3-5
Turner 1-4 3-5
Piper 1-6 1-7
Santa Fe Trail 0-4 0-8
WEEK EIGHT SCORES:
Lansing 29, Schlagle 0
Mill Valley 34, Washington 6
Shawnee Heights 27, Bonner Springs 16
Turner 41, Wyandotte 18
Bishop Ward 30, Basehor-Linwood 6
Baldwin 35, Perry-Lecompton 28
Eudora 42, Santa Fe Trail 6
Tonganoxie 29, Piper 26
WEEK NINE GAMES:
Lansing at Mill Valley
Bonner Springs at Topeka Seaman
Turner vs. Harmon
Basehor-Linwood vs. Piper
Perry-Lecompton vs. Santa Fe Trail
Tonganoxie vs. Bishop Ward
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