TOPEKA — Through three games this season, the defensive unit has outshined all the others for the Manhattan High football team.
At Rossville, the Bulldogs led 27-6 at halftime and put the game away with a 19-point fourth quarter to beat Riley County 53-18.
At Blue Rapids, Derek Trimble rushed 10 times for 113 yards as Valley Heights fell at home to Washington County, 27-20.
At Lawrence, the Blue-Valley-Randolph Rams used a 28-point second quarter to turn away Veritas Christian to win 48-12 on the road.
FLUSH — Rock Creek was unable to recover from an early 19-point deficit Friday night as Mid-East League power and Number 1 (Class 3A) Silver Lake rolled into The Rock Athletic Complex and left with a 33-7 victory.
Facing Highland Park on the road, the Manhattan High football team won in a rout, 63-6 on Friday night in Topeka.
The boys’ soccer match between Washburn Rural and Manhattan High had a little bit of everything Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.
Even at the high-school level, the average defensive lineman weighs more than 200 pounds.
With eight days between matches for the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team, the rust started to show a little bit on Thursday.
Competing in the 10-team Washburn Rural Invitational on Thursday, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team shot a 370 to take third place at the Wamego Country Club.
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