It’s fair to say the Manhattan High football team knows how to win Centennial League football titles.
HOLTON — There are good teams, and there are great teams.
At Flush, the Rock Creek Mustangs won their first game of district play on Friday, scoring 35 straight points before Marysville could answer in a 35-7 win.
At Highland, Derek Trimble ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one as Valley Heights beat Doniphan West 34-15.
At Riley, Riley County’s early lead couldn’t hold off Nemaha Valley as the Falcons lost 20-12.
At Randolph, for the second straight week, the Blue Valley Rams ran into a brick wall against one of the state’s toughest teams, losing to Hanover 50-0.
At Frankfort, the Frankfort Wildcats were shutout on Friday night, falling to 1-5 on the season in a 47-0 loss to Axtell.
Come Monday morning, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team will more than likely be on the course trying to bring home a medal from the Class 6A state golf tournament at Garden City’s Buffalo Dunes Golf Course.
In Manhattan’s quest for four straight league titles, head coach Susan Melgares knew the girls’ team was going to have the toughest battle.
Manhattan clinched a share of the Centennial League title and a distinct advantage in the District 5 playoff race with a 22-7 win over Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Friday night.
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