MHS (4-1) coach Joe Schartz said his defense did a good job of keeping Topeka West from big gains through the air. Just three of the Chargers’ 13 completions went for more than 10 yards.
The Manhattan High cross country teams swept the Junction City Invitational on Saturday, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams taking first.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders led by seven in the first quarter but played catch up the rest of the night, as Clay Center edged Wamego, 27-19, at the Wamego Sports Complex.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights picked up an important district win on Friday in a home contest with Valley Falls.
At Axtell, the Wildcats dropped their third game in the last four in a narrow loss to Axtell.
At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams suffered another loss in a game that ended at halftime on Friday.
Even after two straight wins and a flurry of goals in its last two games, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer coaching staff wanted to see more team play from the Indians in the weeks to come as the team gears up for the postseason.
Playing for the third time this week, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 18-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park on Thursday.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took a short trip to Junction City for a dual against Junction City, defeating the Blue Jays, 6-3, on Thursday.
For the second consecutive week, and perhaps the last time this season, the Manhattan High football team will play against its opponent as the overwhelming favorite to win.
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