Garden Plain, Rose Hill grab big wins
November 2, 2011VYPE MAGAZINE - Central Kansas
Garden Plain scored 21 unanswered points to break a 21-21 tie at halftime and rolled to a 42-29 victory over Southeast of Saline on Tuesday in a Class 3A first-round game matching two once-beaten teams.
The Owls (9-1) rolled up 361 rushing yards and held Southeast (8-2) to 95 in advancing to Saturday's second-round game at home against Wichita Collegiate.
The Rose Hill Rockets posted perhaps the biggest win of the night with a 28-12 victory over state-ranked Holton, last year's runner-up in Class 4A.
Rose Hill (9-1) which has now won nine straight games after losing the season opener to unbeaten Buhler, forced two Holton fumbles, got an interception, blocked a punt and forced the Wildcats to turn it over on downs four times. Rose Hill will play host to Andale in a second-round game Saturday.
Sedgwick remained unbeaten in Class 3A as Trent Stucky threw five touchdown passes and ran for another as the Cardinald cruised to a 41-20 victory over Hillsboro.
Collegiate (8-2) made it eight straight wins with 58-8 thumping of Medicine Lodge in Class 3A and Andale, after starting 0-5, won its fifth straight game with a 42-7 romp over Clearwater in a 4A game. Hesston overcame a 16-3 halftime deficit to beat Concordia, 19-16 in a 4A playoff game.
Other area winners included Mulvane and Buhler in 4A, Conway Springs in 3A, Central-Burden in Eight-Man I and South Haven in Eight-Man II. Listed below are Saturday's second-round playoff games in Class 4A and 3A.
KC Piper (7-3) at BV Southwest (5-5)
Paola (9-1) at Columbus (4-6)
Eudora (9-1) at Basehor-Linwood (10-0)
Chanute (7-3) at Louisburg (5-5)
Mulvane (8-2) at Topeka Hayden (9-1)
Buhler (10-0) at Abilene (10-0)
Andale (5-5) at Rose Hill (9-1)
Ulysses (9-1) at Hesston (8-2)
Erie (6-4) at Caney Valley (10-0)
Rossville (9-1) at Rock Creek (7-3)
Wellsville (10-0) at Galena (7-3)
Silver Lake (9-1) at Riley County (8-2)
Collegiate (8-2) at Garden Plain (9-1)
Phillipsburg (7-2) at Beloit (8-2)
Sedgwick (10-0) at Conway Springs (9-1)
Smith Center (8-1) at Scott City (10-0)
Madison (10-0) at Central Burden (9-1)
Marmaton Valley (7-2) at Lakeside (10-0)
Osborne (9-1) at Macksville (10-0)
Central Plains (9-1) at South Gray (9-0)
Baileyville (9-1) at South Barber (8-2)
South Haven (10-0) at Hope (10-0)
Otis-Bison (9-1) at Victoria (6-4)
Ashland (9-0) at Thunder Ridge (10-0)