TOPEKA — The Newton High School football team will face top-ranked and unbeaten Bishop Carroll in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday in Wichita.

Newton enters the game 5-4. It's Newton's first time in the playoffs since 2009, where the Railers fell to Bishop Carroll 63-28.

The entire playoff pairings are listed below:


(subject to change)


St. Thomas Aquinas (3-6) at Mill Valley (9-0)

Blue Valley (6-3) at Shawnee Heights (4-5)

Topeka Seaman (3-6) at Blue Valley West (6-3)

Lansing (4-5) at Bishop Miege (8-1)


Newton (5-4) at Bishop Carroll (9-0)

Wichita West (6-3) at Salina South (7-2)

Liberal (5-4) at Kapaun-Mt. Carmel (8-1)

Salina Central (4-5) at Andover (9-0)