Varsity Football

State championship football: Collegiate, Hutch win; Heights, Smith Center lose

HUTCHINSON, KS - NOVEMBER 28, 2009: Collegiate players Peter Bailey left Miles Dunne right Bryce Cornejo center along with the rest of the team hold up the championship trophy after winning the 3A State Football Championship in Hutchinson, Kansas on Saturday, November 28, 2009. Collegiate won 37-30.
HUTCHINSON, KS - NOVEMBER 28, 2009: Collegiate players Peter Bailey left Miles Dunne right Bryce Cornejo center along with the rest of the team hold up the championship trophy after winning the 3A State Football Championship in Hutchinson, Kansas on Saturday, November 28, 2009. Collegiate won 37-30. Larry W. Smith/Correspondent

Class 6A

Final

At Yager Stadium, Topeka

Wichita Heights (8-4) 0 3 0 0 -- 3

Olathe North (12-0) 7 7 14 9 -- 37

James Franklin scores on the third play for the 7-0 lead for Olathe North. Heights' Chris Farley a 28-yard field goal, down 7-3 in the second quarter.

Victor Simmons scores on a 15-yard run for Olathe North. Up 14-3 with 3:21 to go in the second quarter. Olathe North is on Heights' 6 with 22.4 seconds to go in the half. Third down. Heights' Evan Wessel interception in the end zone. 15.8 seconds to go in the half

Second half - Olathe North gets a 5-yard touchdown run from Franklin, two plays after Heights has to punt on its first series. It's 21-3, 9:31 left in 3rd. James Franklin scores his third touchdown of the day, this one a 68-yarder. Heights QB John Moreland sacked in the end zone for a safety, down 30-3 with 9:11 to go. David Blazevic 1 yard run for a touchdown.

Olathe North claims its eighth championship and fourth this decade, but first since 2003.

Class 5A

Final

At Welch Stadium, Emporia

Hutchinson (13-0) 7 14 17 14 -- 52

Gardner-Edgerton (12-1) 7 7 0 0 -- 14

Josh Smith scores on 12-yard touchdown run. GE responds with a nicely thrown corner route to Justice Berry from Bubba Starling for a 29-yard TD strike on 3rd and 17. First play of 2nd Q, HHS brings blitz, Starling avoids and scrambles around and finds Jensen wide open in end zone for TD. Inside counter to Deveon Dinwiddie, who jukes one defender and takes it 59 yards to the house for Hutch, but the Salthawks miss the extra point.

Dinwiddie muffs the punt at midfield; GE's Jeremy McLennan recovers the fumble at the 50. GE hits the big play. Starling to Berry for 33 yd pass. GE has ball on HHS 16 now. Starling throws a bad pass right at the 5-yard line; intercepted by Hutch.

Play-action fake on 3rd and 8, Cooper Bell airs it out to Dinwiddie for a 43-yard touchdown. Defense bit on the fake, Dinwiddie was wide. First play of GE drive, Starling throws it up to Berry once again. Bishop had the coverage, but poor adjustment, Berry catch for 44 yards. GE has 3 runs after that big play, goes nowhere. Now its 4th and 4 from the HHS 8 with 39 seconds left. Interesting call here down 21-14. Hutch stops them. A long yard by Hutch sets up a possible score, but G-E comes down with the interception before halftime.

Second half -- Faced with a 3rd-and-7, Gardner airs it out with Starling. Berry had his defender (Jones) beat, but Starling underthrows and is picked off. Deveon Dinwiddie strikes again. He takes a pitch out left, breaks a tackle, outruns the defense for a 59-yd touchdown run. It's Hutch 28-14. Dinwiddie scores for a 12-yard touchdown. He wrestled his way out of a tackle for the score. It's Hutch 35-14 now. Thomas' field goal good. Hutchinson goes up 38-14 now with 1:18 left in 3rd Q.

Hutch becomes the first Kansas team to win six straight football titles.

Class 4A

Final

At Salina District Stadium

Topeka Hayden (9-5) 0 0 6 0 -- 6

Bishop Miege (12-2) 7 14 7 0 -- 28

Matt Shortell throws a 78-yard touchdown pass to Trevor Releford. Jamie Kostelac has two touchdown receptions, including an 86-yarder.

Stags win fourth championship, but first since the Carter administration in 1977.

Class 3A

Final

At Gowans Stadium, Hutchinson

Wichita Collegiate (13-0) 14 7 10 6 -- 37

Marysville (12-1) 10 7 6 7 - 30

Marysville kicks a field goal. Wichita Collegiate answers on a Blake Jablonski to Brett LeMaster 19-yard TD pass.

Marysville's Gannon Mayer catches a 65-yard TD pass from Benjamin Malotte. LeMaster takes the kickoff 99 yards for the touchdown. Malotte of Marysville scores on a 5yd td run to give his team a 17-14 lead. 3:45 left in the 1st Half. WC with an impressive drive down the field. Spartans go 82 yards capped off by a Tre Bailey 22 yd touchdown reception. WC 21-17 37.2 2Q. Collegiate gets inside the Marysville 10, but has to settle for a Coughenour FG because of costly penalties. LeMaster fields a punt with two guys on him and returns the kick 80 yards for a score. Marysville converts a big fourth down and two plays later finds the endzone.

Collegiate scores on a two yd run by Raymond Taylor with 4:48 to go.

Marysville scores on a Malotte 1yd run. Marysville onside kick. Collegiate recovers, ball on the Bulldog 45. Marysville forces a three-and-out. Bulldogs ball on their 15 down by a touchdown. 3:17 remaining. Collegiate takes over with 1:30 to go.

Collegiate wins Championship No. 3, and first since 2000. The city of Wichita has a champion for the first since then.

Class 2-1A

Overtime - Final

At Lewis Stadium, Hays

Smith Center (12-1) 0 9 0 3 0 -- 12

Centralia (13-1) 6 0 6 0 8 -- 20

Centralia's Michael Glatczak recovers a fumble for an 11-yard touchdown. Timur Schubart kicks a short field goal for Smith Center. Centralia fumbles the ensuing kickoff, and three plays later Shawn Stansbury runs 13 yards for a touchdown.

Glatczak scores on a 8-yard reverse.

Smith Center kicks a 30-yard field goal to tie the game with 0:49 in regulation.

Centralia scores a TD on its first possession in overtime. Tyler Glatczak scores on a 9-yard draw. On Smith Center's first play from scrimmage the Redmen fumble, which Tyler Gleason recovers to put an end to the longest winning streak in Kansas history at 79.

A memorable way to win the school's first football championship.

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