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  • TopSports.news’ 20 boys wrestlers to watch in 2022-2023

    By RICK PETERSON
    TopSports.news

    ANDREW BONEBRAKE, Shawnee Heights

    Bonebrake, a junior 132-pounder, posted a 35-11 record last season, won a United Kansas Conference championship and was a Class 5A state qualifier, earning All-Shawnee County honorable mention. Bonebrake is ranked No. 3 at 132 pounds in the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association preseason 5A state rankings.

    EastonBroxterman1Washburn Rural's Easton Broxterman is one of Shawnee County's top returners, placing second in Class 6A at 106 pounds as a freshman. [File photo/TSN]

     EASTON BROXTERMAN, Washburn Rural

    A sophomore, Broxterman advanced to the 6A state championship match at 106 pounds as a freshman, finishing second for the state-champion Junior Blues and posting a 39-6 record. Broxterman, a Centennial League champion, was named the Shawnee County newcomer of the year and was a first-team all-county pick. He is currently ranked No. 2 at 106 pounds in the KWCA's 6A and All-Class preseason rankings.

    TRISTAN BUCE, Shawnee Heights

    Buce is being counted on to be an immediate contributor as a freshman for Shawnee Heights at 106 pounds. Buce has extensive Kids Wrestling experience, placing in multiple state tournaments.

    BRODY BYRNE, Washburn Rural

    Byrne, a junior, won a Centennial League championship last season and was a first-team All-Shawnee County selection after posting a 27-14 record. Byrne is No. 6-ranked in the KWCA preseason 6A state rankings at 157 pounds.

    JacobCarver1Rossville senior Jacob Carver posted a runner-up finish in Class 3A-1A at 285 pounds last season. [File photo/TSN]

    JACOB CARVER, Rossville

    A two-time TopSports.news All-Shawnee County Top 22 pick in football, Carver was a 3A-1A regional champ and finished second in the state tournament at 285 pounds last season as a junior. Carver, a first-team All-Shawnee County wrestling pick last season, is top-ranked at 285 pounds in the KWCA's 3A-1A preseason rankings and is No. 6 in the All-Class rankings.

    RYKAN CARVER, Shawnee Heights

    Carver, a 285-pound junior, was a United Kansas Conference champion and a 5A state qualifier last seaon while posting a 17-11 record. Carver received All-Shawnee County honorable mention last season and is ranked No. 3 at 285 in the KWCA's 5A preseason rankings.

    NICK FREELAND, Shawnee Heights

    Freeland, a senior 150-pounder, was a United Kansas Conference champion and a 5A state qualifier last season, posting a 35-15 record. Freeland was a second-team All-Shawnee County selection as a junior.

  • Hayden, Rural headline TopSports.news All-Shawnee County football

    Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer

    By RICK PETERSON
    TopSports.news

    Hayden, which advanced to the Class 3A sub-state round, and 6A sectional partcipant Washburn Rural combined for 11 Top 22 spots on TopSports.news'  All-Shawnee County football team while Highland Park's Tre Richardson and Rural's Ty Weber garnered the top individual honors.

     TreRichardsonHarmon2Senior Tre Richardson has been named the TopSports.news Shawnee County offensive player of the year after keying a dramatic Highland Park turnaround in the 2022 season. [File photo/TSN]

    TyWeberTH2Washburn Rural senior linebacker Ty Weber (32) hass been named the TSN All-Shawnee County defensive player of the year for the second straight season. [File photo/TSN]

    Hayden, which posted a 10-2 record this fall, is represented on the Top 22 by seniors JC Cummings, Ben Evans and Joe Otting, junior Finn Dunshee and sophomore Jensen Schrickel while Washburn Rural, 8-3 on the year, put seniors Weber and Ma'kenttis Adams and juniors Packson Bettis, Branton DeWeese, JC Heim and Titan Osburn on the Top 22.

    Highland Park's Richardson, who led the Scots to a breakout 6-3 season, was named the Shawnee County offensive player of the year while Weber was named the county defensive player of the year for the second straight season.

    Richardson, a 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior, rushed for 1,964 yards and 27 touchdowns on 96 attempts and caught 40 passes for 1,079 yards and 15 TDs as the Scots snapped a 65-game losing streak in the season-opener and went on to record one of Highland Park's best seasons in school history.

    Weber, a 6-3, 230 senior, recorded 134 total tackles (82 solos) with 19 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, three recovered fumbles, two sacks and an interception. 

    BillArnold2Hayden's Bill Arnold has been named the Shawnee County co-coach of the year after a 10-2 2022 season. [File photo/TSN]

    SteveBuhler2Washburn Rural's Steve Buhler has been named the Shawnee County co-coach of the year after leading the Rural to the Class 6A sectional round. [File photo/TSN]

    Hayden's Bill Arnold and Washburn Rural's Steve Buhler were named the Shawnee County co-coaches of the year.

    Shawnee Heights junior running back Allen Baughman and Hayden's Dunshee, a running back/linebacker, were named the co-offensive newcomers of the year while Washburn Rural junior defensive end Jamond Lane was named the defensive newcomer of the year.

    AllenBaughman3Shawnee Heights junior Allen Baughman han been named the TSN Shawnee County co-offensive newcomer of the year after rushing for 1,496 yards and 20 TDs. [File photo/TSN]

    FinnDunsheeHolton2Hayden junior Finn Dunshee has been named the Shawnee County offensive co-newcomer of the year after rushing for 1,150 yards and scoring 17 touchdowns. [File photo/TSN]

    Baughman, 5-8, 180, rushed for 1,496 yards and 20 touchowns on 225 carries for the 5-5 T-Birds while Dunshee, 5-8, 160, rushed for 1,150 yards on 96 attempts and scored 17 total touchdowns for the 10-2 Wildcats.

    JamondLane2Washburn Rural junior defensive lineman Jamond Lane (left) has been named the TSN All-Shawnee County defensive newcomer of the year. [File photo/TSN]

    Lane, 6-0, 280, was in on 44 tackles (23 solos) with six sacks, six tackles for loss, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and an interception return for a touchdown.

    Rural's Weber and DeWeese, Highland Park's Richardson, Hayden's Otting and Rossville senior Jacob Carver are All-Shawnee County Top 22 repeat picks.

    Seaman is represented on the Top 22 by seniors Kasen Hasenkamp, Sean Miller and Bryson Vawter, while Shawnee Heights put Baughman and senior Gavin Zuperku on the Top 22, Silver Lake is represented by juniors Eli Barnes and Tanner Martin, Rossville by Carver and junior Barrett Lietz and Topeka West by senior Malachi Berg.

    All 10 Shawnee County high schools have representatives on either the Top 22 or Second 22 teams.

    All-Shawnee County Top 22 capsules:

  • TopSports.news' 20 boys basketball players to watch in 2022-2023

    Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer

    By RICK PETERSON             

    TopSports.news

    Editor's note: Additional pictures will be added at TopSports.news when they are received.

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    QUENTIN ADAMS, Highland Park

    A senior point guard, Adams was a floor leader for a Highland Park team that posted a 18-5 record and advanced to the Class 5A tournament last season, averaging 6 points, 2.8 assists and 1.9 steals for the Scots, who begin their first season in the Meadowlark Conference this winter. Adams earned TopSports.news All-Shawnee County honorable mention last season.

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    BO ALDRIDGE, Highland Park

    A 6-foot-4 senior, Aldridge helped lead the 18-5 Scots to a Class 5A state tournament berth last season, earning TSN All-Shawnee County Top 10 and All-Centennial League first-team recognition last season. Aldridge, who received All-Class 5A honorable mention from the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, averaged 18.7 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 2.3 blocked shots and 1.6 steals as a junior.

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    XAVIER ALEXANDER, Topeka West

    Alexander, a senior guard, helped Topeka West post a 21-2 record in 2021-2022 en route to a second straight Centennial League championship and a second straight 5A state tournament berth. Alexander received TSN All-Shawnee County and All-Centennial League honorable mention last season after averaging 10.7 points, 3.8 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.4 steals while hitting 47 3-pointers and shooting 66 percent from 2-point range.

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    SINCERE AUSTIN, Topeka West

    A 6-foot-1 senior, Austin helped Topeka West post a 21-2 record last season with the Chargers claiming a second straight Class 5A state tournament berth and a second straight Centennial League championship. Austin earned TSN All-Shawnee County Top 10 and All-Centennial League second-team recognition as a junior after averaging 10.6 points, 3.1 assists and 2.2 steals and hitting 32 3-pointers.

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    JACK BACHELOR, Washburn Rural

    Bachelor, a 6-2 senior, earned TSN All-Shawnee County Top 10 and All-Centennial League second-team honors as a junior for the 9-13 Junior Blues, averaging 13.8 points, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals while connecting on 44 3-pointers and shooting 43 percent from outside the arc.

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    MALACHI BERG, Topeka West

    A 6-2 senior, Berg was a workhorse inside for the 21-2 Chargers, who claimed a second straight Centennial League title and a second straight 5A state tournament berth. Berg earned All-Centennial League and TSN All-Shawnee County honorable mention, averaging 6.0 rebounds and shooting 60 percent from 2-point field goal range.

  • TopSports.news’ 20 girls basketball players to watch in 2022-2023

    Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer

     By RICK PETERSON        
    TopSports.news

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    ANNA BECKER, Seaman

    A 5-foot-10 sophomore point guard, Becker was a TopSports.news All-Shawnee County Top 10 and All-Centennial League first-team pick as a freshman and was named the newcomer of the year in the Centennial League and Shawnee County. Becker, who received All-Class 5A honorable mention from the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, averaged 14 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.7 assists last season for the 16-6 Vikings.

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    BREEZY CANADY, Shawnee Heights

    Canady, a 5-5 junior guard, returns as one of the most experienced players for a Shawnee Heights team that posted a 10-11 record last season. Canady averaged 1.6 asists and 1.2 steals as a sophomore for the T-Birds. 

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    ZOE CANFIELD, Washburn Rural

    A 5-foot-11 junior, Canfield averaged 10.8 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals last season for the 23-2 Class 6A state-champion Junior Blues, earning Top 10 TSN All-Shawnee County, second-team All-Centennial League and KBCA All-6A honorable mention recognition. Canfield, who has orally committed to Kansas, shot 47.5 percent from 3-point range and 84.8 percent from the free throw line.

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    ADISYN CARYL, Topeka High

    Caryl, a 5-9 senior, earned TSN All-Shawnee County Second 10 honors last season and also received All-Centennial League honorable mention, helping the 20-3 Trojans win the league title and earn a 6A state tournament berth. Caryl averaged 8.4 rebounds and shot 56 percent from 2-point range as a junior for the Trojans.

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    ZOE CLARK, Topeka West

    A junior, Clark received TSN All-Shawnee County and All-Centennial League honorable mention last season after averaging 5.2 points and 1.5 steals and hitting 13 3-pointers for Topeka West, which will be looking to improve on last season's 2-18 record.

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    BROOKLYN DeLEYE, Washburn Rural

    A 6-2 senior, DeLeye averaged 11.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists as a junior for the 23-2 6A state-champion Junior Blues, earning first-team All-Centennial League and TSN All-Shawnee County honors and earning All-6A honorable mention from the KBCA. DeLeye, a Kentucky commit in volleyball, helped lead the Junior Blues to the state title in that sport this fall.

  • Dungeon masters! High alums Lyons, Redmond take over Trojan programs

    Rick Peterson

    By RICK PETERSON

    TopSports.news

    Geo Lyons and Brittney Redmond have spent a lot of time in Topeka High's gymnasium, affectionately known as "The Dungeon.''

    But this year is different, with Lyons and Redmond running the show at their alma mater.

    Lyons, a 1998 THS graduate, held his first official practice as the Trojans' boys basketball coach on Monday while Redmond, a 2011 grad, kicked off her tenure as the High girls coach as preseason practice got under way across the state in boys and girls basketball, boys and girls wrestling and boys swimming.

    FhkyWrGXkAEb11yTopeka High graduate Geo Lyons held his first official practice as the Trojans' head boys basketball coach on Monday. [Photo by Rick Peterson/TSN]

    BrittneyRedmondpracticeBrittney Redmond, a 2011 Topeka High graduate, was back in "The Dungeon'' on Monday for her first practice as the Trojans' head girls basketball coach. [Photo by Rick Peterson/TSN]

    Redmond was named the Trojans' girls coach in May after stints as an assistant coach at four junior colleges while Lyons was named Topeka High's boys coach in June after four seasons as the head coach at Kansas City-Schlagle.

    "I think it brought back some nastaligic memories but it also made it real that basketball is officially here,'' Redmond said about Monday's opening practice. "In college you jump right in it, but here you kind of have to wait a minute and then it's just the rush of trying to get a team ready in two weeks.''

    Lyons, who had stints as an assistant at both High and Topeka West, said he was excited to get started in his new role of guiding the THS program.

    "I'm looking at this as really a blank canvas,'' Lyons said. "We've got a whole new staff so everything's going to be new to these young men, but I like that I really get to come in and put my stamp on this thing.''

    Redmond and Lyons face different challenges in the 2022-2023 campaign, with Redmond trying to help Topeka High continue a recent run as one of the state's most successful girls programs while Lyons will be trying to help the Trojans return to their once-storied status.

  • Dunshee, Perine the Dan Key Farmers Insurance Agency Rising Stars of the Week

    Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer

    By RICK PETERSON                                                                                                           

    TopSports.news

    Hayden junior football standout Finn Dunshee and Rossville junior volleyball standout Kinsey Perine have been named the Dan Key Farmers Insurance Agency Rising Stars of the Week for last week.

    The Dan Key Agency will recognize top Shawnee County underclassmen throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

    Here’s a brief look at the accomplishments of Dunshee and Perine last week:

    FinnDunsheenewHayden junior running back/linebacker Finn Dunshee scored two touchdowns and added a 2-point conversion in the Wildcats' 22-19 Class 3A playoff win over Wellsville last Friday. [File photo/TSN]

    FINN DUNSHEE, Hayden

    Dunshee, a 5-foot-8, 160-pound running back/outside linebacker, is coming off a big game in last week's 22-19 playoff win at Wellsville, rushing for 123 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries while also returning a kickoff 80 yards-plus for a TD and adding a 2-point conversion.

    Dunshee has rushed for a team-high 832 yards on 64 carries on the year while also catching five passes for 231 yards. He has scored a total of 14 touchdowns, scoring on offense, defense and special teams.

     KinseyPerineaction2Rossville junior volleyball standout Kinsey Perine was a unanimous All-Mid-East League volleyball pick for the third straight season after helping lead the Bulldawgs to a 34-6 record. [Submitted photo]

    KINSEY PERINE, Rossville

    Perine, the Bulldawgs' three-sport star, was named a unanimous All-Mid-East League first-team selection in volleyball for the third straight season.

    Perine, who helped lead the Bulldawgs to a 34-6 record and the Mid-East League championship, finished the season with 568 kills, 40 total blocks and 327 digs en route to earning All-Shawnee County first-team recognition for the second straight year.

  • State champion Washburn Rural dominates TSN All-Shawnee County VB

    Rick Peterson

    By RICK PETERSON

    TopSports.news

    Washburn Rural, which won its eighth Class 6A state championship and its first in 10 seasons, put four players on the TopSports.news All-Shawnee County volleyball team, led by two-time player of the year Brooklyn DeLeye.

    BrooklynDeleyecroppedWashburn Rural two-time Shawnee County player of the year Brooklyn DeLeye headlines the 2022 TSN all-county volleyball team. [File photo/TSN]

    DeLeye, a senior, is joined on the all-county first team by senior Taylor Russell and juniors Zoe Canfield and Jada Ingram while veteran Junior Blues coach Kevin Bordewick, who went over the 1,000-win mark for his career in 2022, was named the coach of the year after Rural went 45-1 on the season with 44 straight wins to end the year.

    State placers Rural and Seaman, fourth in 5A, combined to earn seven of 13 first-team berths.

    The Vikings, who posted a 32-11 record and won the United Kansas Conference title, are represented on the first team by senior Laynee Brown, junior Brooklyn Gormley and sophomore Maegan Mills.

    Mid-East League champion Rossville put senior Brinley Dyche and junior Kinsey Perine on the all-county team while Shawnee Heights is represented by seniors Emily Loy and Taylor Rottinghaus, Silver Lake by senior Taylor Ross and Topeka West by senior Makinsey Jones.

    Brown, DeLeye, Ingram, Jones, Loy, Perine and Russell are all repeat first-team selections while Canfield, Dyche, Gormley and Mills were second-team picks a year ago and Ross and Rottinghauls received honorable mention.

    Hayden freshman Reese Huscher was named the county newcomer of the year after compiling 148 kills, 254 digs and serving at 97 percent.

    All-Shawnee County first team capsules:

  • Third-place Rural, top-five finishers lead All-Shawnee County girls XC

    Rick Peterson


    Fg0KkjpWQAMkW6DThe 2022 All-Shawnee County girls cross country team: Front row, from left -- Payton Fink, Washburn Rural; Bethany Druse, Seaman; Brooklyn Nolte, Washburn Rural; Stella Appelhanz, Seaman; Sydney Laster, Washburn Rural. Back row, from left -- coach Matt Swedlund, Washburn Rural; Madeline Carter, Washburn Rural; Ryin Miller, Seaman; Leah Spurlock, Seaman; Rylee Ismert, Washburn Rural; Vilde Tronstad, Washburn Rural; coach Rick Brading, Seaman. [Photo by Rick Peterson/TSN]

    By RICK PETERSON

    TopSports.news

    Washburn Rural, which earned a third-place trophy in the Class 6A state meet, put six runners on the 2022 All-Shawnee County girls cross country team, which also includes a pair of top-five individual state finishers and five state medalists overall.

    Rural, which won Topeka city and Centennial League team championships is represented on the all-county team by senior Madeline Carter, sophomore Payton Fink, sophomore Rylee Ismert, junior Sydney Laster, sophomore Brooklyn Nolte and senior Vilde Tronstad.

    Regional team champion Seaman put sophomore Stella Appelhanz, senior Bethany Druse, freshman Ryin Miller and senior Leah Spurlock on the all-county team as the Vikings combined with the Junior Blues to earn 10 of 11 first-team berths.

    Rural's Fink posted a fifth-place indiviual finish in 6A while Miller placed fifth in 5A and Druse, Appelhanz and Carter also earned state medals.

    TessaGerberaction3Silver Lake's Tessa Gerber earned a berth on the All-Shawnee County girls cross country team after a strong sophomore season, including a 21st finish in the Class 3A state meet. [Twitter photo/Silver Lake Schools]

    Silver Lake sophomore Tessa Gerber earned the final spot on the All-Shawnee County first team, turning in a strong performance in the 3A state meet and missing a state medal by just one place in a peronal-record time.

    Rural coach Matt Swedlund and Seaman coach Rick Brading were named the girls Shawnee County co-coaches of the year for 2022.

    All-Shawnee County girls capsules:

    STELLA APPELHANZ, Seaman -- Appelhanz is a two-time All-Shawnee County selection as a sophomore. Appelhanz turned in a very consistent second half of the 2022 season, placing in the top 10 in the Seaman Invitational as well as the city, United Kansas Conference and Class 5A regional meets. Appelhanz placed 20th in the 5A state meet, earning All-State honors. Appelhanz's personal-best time five-kilometer time is 19:51.

    MADELINE CARTER, Washburn Rural -- After battling a nagging injury early in the season, Carter, a senior, bounced back and was a big factor in Rural's late-season success. Carter didn't race until the fourth week of the season at the Rim Rock Invitational, contributing to Rural's second-place finish. Carter, who plans to run at Kansas, placed fourth in the Topeka city meet, second in the Centennial League and regional meets and capper her season with an All-State performance, finishing 11th and helping Rural finish third as a team.

    BETHANY DRUSE, Seaman -- A senior, Druse was Seaman's No. 2 runner in all meets this fall and was a strong team leader for a young Viking team. Bethany was fifth in the city meet, third in the the United Kansas Conference, third in Class 5A regional competition and 14th in the 5A state meet.  Bethany is a three-time 5A All-State runner and has also been All-City/County four straight years. The reigning 800 meters champ in track, Druse's personal best time is 18:48.  Bethany will run at Kansas next year.

    PAYTON FINK, Washburn Rural --Following her outstanding freshman debut, Fink continued to make a name for herself in her sophomore season. Never finishing worse than seventh place, Fink was the individual champion in the Topeka city, Centennial League and Class 6A regional meets. Fink earned All State honors with her fifth-place finish at the state meet, leading the Junior Blues to a third-place podium team finish in 6A.

  • A game-by-game look at Friday night's Shawnee County playoff games

    Rick Peterson

     By RICK PETERSON

    TopSports.news

    (All games at 7 p.m.)

    CLASS 6A

    WASHBURN RURAL (7-2) at GARDEN CITY (7-2)

    BrantonDeWeeseDodgeWashburn Rural senior Branton DeWeese threw for four touchdowns and ran for a TD in last Friday's 36-0 Class 6A playoff victory over Dodge City. [File photo/TSN]

    Washburn Rural, the No. 6 West seed, is coming off an 36-0 opening-round playoff win over Dodge City while No. 3 Garden City beat Campus, 35-14.

    Rural junior Branton DeWeese threw for 214 yards and four touchdowns, three to junior Titan Osburn, against Dodge City and Rural rushed for 328 yards as a team, including 193 yards on 24 carries from senior Ma'Kenttis Adams.

    Rural took control after the Junior Blues' defense came up with a huge goal-line stand while nursing a 2-0 lead late in the opening quarter and Rural held the Red Demons to 80 total yards, including minus-10 yards rushing.

    Garden City senior Zack Keosengphet has rushed for 821 yards and 14 touchowns on 155 carries while Caleb Wiese has completed 23 of 40 passes for 478 yards and six touchdowns.

    The winner of Friday's Rural-Garden City game will advance to face the second-round winner between 7-2 Derby and 6-3 Lawrence.

     CLASS 5A

    SHAWNEE HEIGHTS (5-4) at MILL VALLEY (8-1)

    AllenBaughmanWest2Shawnee Heights junior Allen Baughman (5) has rushed for 1,432 yards and 20 touchdowns for the 5-4 T-Birds this fall. [File photo/TSN]

    Shawnee Heights bounced back from a five-point loss to Leavenworth in its regular-season finale to take a 28-21 playoff win over Lansing, the T-Birds' second win of the year over their United Kansas Conference rival.

    Heights, the No. 8 East seed faces a tough test Friday night against Mill Valley, the No. 1 seed in the 5A East. The Jaguars are coming off a 69-0 first-round playoff win over Kansas City-Harmon.

    T-Bird junior Allen Baughman rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns on 32 attempts against Lansing and has rushed for 1,432 yards and 20 touchdowns on the season on 207 attempts.

    Senior Nick Freeland went 7 of 9 passing for 122 yards and a touchdown last Friday while junior Jacob Malcom caught four passes for 99 yards and a TD. Freeland has completed 45 of 83 passes for 417 yards and a TD.

    Junior Alex Dittman leads Shawnee Heights with 66 tackles while Sean Wunder has 59 stops and Jon Scott 54. 

    Mill Valley senior Hayden Jay has completed 74 of 123 passes for 1,087 yards and 10 touchdowns while senior Hayes Miller has caught 32 passes for 452 yards and five TDs.

    Junior Tristan Baker has carried the ball 153 times for 941 yards and 13 TDs.

    The Shawnee Heights-Mill Valley winner will advance to play the winner of the game between KC-Sumner (7-2) and Pittsburg (6-3).

  • Dawgs, Eagles combine for four All-Mid-East League volleyball picks

    Rick Peterson

    By RICK PETERSON

    TopSports.news

    Mid-East League volleyball powers Rossville and Silver Lake combined to earn four of six spots on the all-league first team.

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    Rossville, which won the 2022 league title, is represented on the first team by senior Brinley Dyche and junior Kinsey Perine while Mid-East runner-up Silver Lake put senior Lexis Berndt and senior Taylor Ross on the first team.

    Berndt, Dyche, Perine and Ross were all unanimous first-team selections by the league coaches.

    Rock Creek's Ayla Klingenberg was also a unanimous first-team pick while St. Marys' Brenna Smith rounded out the first team.

    Silver Lake senior Leah Cook and Rossville junior Kinley Porter were named to the second team while Silver Lake junior Sarah Wehrli received honorable mention.  

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