Hays (2-2) at Valley Center (4-0)
Valley Center needed a late touchdown last week to claim a 21-16 win over Newton, while Hays lost at home to Garden City 7-3. Hays’ other loss this season was to Scott City 29-8 in the season opener.
Valley Center is currently fourth in the Class 5A West District. There are four undefeated teams remaining in the district.
Hays is a Class 4A, Division II team this year.
Valley Center’s Parker Schrater has hit 25 of 43 passes for 436 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions. Larry Wilson has 80 carries for 402 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Dalton Cross has eight catches for 169 yards and two touchdowns.
Godddard (4-0) at Salina South (1-3)
Goddard topped rival Eisenhower 20-3 last week, while Salina South fell to Maize 21-0.
Goddard is third in the district standings, just one point behind second-place Bishop Carroll and nine points behind leader Kapaun-Mt. Carmel.
Salina South is 11th in the district.
Goddard’s Blake Sullivan leads the AV-CTL II in both passing yards and rushing yards. Sullivan has hit 33 of 74 passes for 589 yards with six touchdowns and two interceptions. Sullivan has 82 carries for 596 yards and nine touchdowns. Darius Russell has 72 carries for 356 yards and three touchdowns. Owen Beason has 19 catches for 293 yards and a score. Zack True has eight catches for 243 yards and four touchdowns.
For Salina South, Casey Lanoue has hit 29 of 67 passes for 280 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Lanoue also has 88 carries for 403 yards and five touchdowns. Ty Garrett has 17 catches for 183 yards and a score.
Hutchinson (3-1) at Goddard Eisenhower (0-4)
Hutchinson fell to Derby 61-18 last week, while Eisenhower fell to rival Goddard 20-3.
Eisenhower is 14th in the district and leads all three 0-4 teams.
Eisenhower’s Tyler Trudo has hit 12 of 20 passes for 126 yards with an interception. Trudo also has 57 carries for 381 yards and three touchdowns. Parker Wenzel has three catches for 62 yards.
For Hutchinson, Joesiah Galindo has 77 carries for 491 yards and six touchdowns. Tayezhan Crough has 27 carries for 309 yards and a touchdown. Hutchinson has two other backs with more than 200 yards rushing. The Salt Hawks have used three quarterbacks, but have passed for just 94 yards.
Maize (3-1) at Arkansas City (1-3)
Arkansas City fell to Cowley County rival Winfield 24-14 last week, while Maize downed Salina South 21-0.
Maize is sixth in the district, while Arkansas City is 13th.
Caleb Grill leads the Maize offense, hitting 55 of 109 passes for 737 yards with seven touchdowns and four interceptions. Dalyn Johnson has 55 carries for 201 yards and three touchdowns. Brayden Payne has 21 catches for 299 yards and a score.
For Arkansas City, Cevin Clark has hit 28 of 56 passes for 347 yards with three touchdowns and seven interceptions. Clark also has 232 yards rushing with two touchdowns. Tryee Watkins has 56 carries for 316 yards rushing and four touchdowns. Hunter O’Toole has 14 catches for 181 yards and a touchdown.