Mill Valley 34, Olathe East 10
Jacob Hartman’s three touchdowns and 311 total yards powered the host Jaguars, ranked No. 2 in Class 5A by kpreps.com, to a Sunflower League win while handing the 6A Hawks their first loss.
Mill Valley (5-2, 3-1) took over by outscoring Olathe East (4-1, 4-1) 20-3 in the second quarter, thanks to a pair of field goals by Chris Tennant, a 40-yard run by Cooper Marsh, and Marsh’s 39-yard pass to Hartman.
Marsh’s run with 5:45 left in the half made the score 17-10 and gave the Jaguars the lead for good.
Hartman finished with 184 yards and two touchdowns rushing to go with his 127 yards and a touchdown on five receptions from Marsh.
Ma’rrell Fountain had 61 yards and a 40-yard touchdown run for the Hawks.
Omaha-Westside (Neb.) 49, St. Thomas Aquinas 6
Despite 146 yards from Tank Young, the Saints fell behind 21-0 in the first quarter and never recovered in their road trip to Omaha against one of the top teams in Nebraska’s largest class.
Warriors quarterback Cole Payton ran for touchdowns of 60 yards and 59 yards, and passed for another during the quarter as Westside moved to 8-0 and demonstrated why it’s a favorite in Nebraska Class A.
The Saints (4-2), ranked third in Class 5A, suffered its second consecutive loss and next travels to Wichita to play at 5A No. 5 Bishop Carroll, a runaway winner against Class 4A No. 1 Bishop Miege.
Bishop Carroll 56, Bishop Miege 35
The Stags couldn’t get the stops needed as the visiting Golden Eagles, ranked fifth in Class 5A, claimed a 2-to-1 time of possession edge and rolled up 462 yards of offense -- 350 on the ground.
Miege (2-3) had 442 yards of its own despite having the ball for just 16 minutes, but two turnovers and converting on just one of eight third downs were part of the Stags undoing.
Receiver Rohan Putz caught two touchdowns from Timothy Dorsey and also ran for a touchdown, which gave the Stags their only lead, 14-7, less than six minutes into the game.
From there, Bishop Carroll scored 21 straight points and Miege was unable to catch up.
Hunter Trail had 191 yards and three touchdowns, while quarterback Aiden Nieden added 121 yards and two TD on the ground to go with his two touchdowns passing for Bishop Carroll (4-2).
Osawatomie 38, Bishop Ward 35
Christian Stein passed for two touchdowns and the Cyclones’ defense forced six turnovers -- only two fumble recovery touchdowns -- but visiting Bishop Ward couldn’t hold onto its late lead after coming back from a 20-point deficit.
Sutter Conrad’s 7-yard touchdown with under a minute left in the game proved to be the game winner for the Trojans (1-6), who led 18-0 and 26-6 before the Cyclones (1-5) mounted their comeback.
When James Jarrett III scored from six yards out 90 seconds into the second half, Bishop Ward took its first lead at 28-26. From there the two teams traded the lead four times.