Fowler 36, Springfield 14

SPRINGFIELD — The Fowler High School football team kept its season going on Saturday as it defeated Springfield 36-14 in the first round of the state eight-man playoffs at Longhorn Field.

The score was tied at 6-6 after the first quarter, but the Grizzlies scored 14 points in the second quarter to take a 20-6 halftime lead.

Fowler scored eight points in the third quarter for a 28-6 lead. Both teams scored eight points in the fourth quarter.

The Grizzlies had 315 total yards with 255 coming on the ground. Quinton Flanscha led the running game with 163 yards on 14 carries. Luke Bitter had 50 yards on seven carries and Brand Sharp had 41 yards on 12 carries.

Bitter also competed five of eight passes for 60 yards. Zane Denton had three catches for 21 yards. Sharp had one reception for 34 yards and Flanscha had one reception for five yards.

The Grizzly defense held the Longhorns to 327 total yards — 279 rushing and 48 passing.

Fowler (9-1) will host top-seeded Sedgwick County in the semifinals on Saturday. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

Limon 19, Crowley County 6

ORDWAY — The Crowley County High School football team saw its season come to an end as it lost to Limon 19-6 in the first round of the Class 1A state playoffs Saturday at Charger Field.

The Badgers led 7-0 at halftime and 13-0 after three quarters. The Chargers got on the board in the fourth quarter as Bradley Clabey tossed an 18-yard touchdown pass to Hayden Carter.

Limon scored one more time to seal the victory.

The Chargers had 241 yards of total offense with 213 coming in the passing game. Clabey completed 18 of 30 passes for 213 yards. Chris Meyer was the leading receiver with 10 catches for 107 yards. Michael Cortes had three receptions for 51 yards, Carter had three receptions for 36 yards and Cannan Geringer had two receptions for 19 yards.

Clabey was also the leading rusher with 22 yards on eight carries.

Crowley County finished the season with eight wins and two losses. Both losses were to Limon.

Sedgwick County 49, McClave 0

JULESBURG — The McClave High School football team's season ended on Saturday as it lost to top-seeded Sedgwick County 49-0 in a first round eight-man state playoff game at Julesburg High School's field.

The Cougars got rolling early as they scored 35 points in the first quarter. Sedgwick County scored 14 more points in the second quarter for a 49-0 lead at halftime.

There was no scoring in the second half.

Individual and team statistics were unavailable.

McClave ends the season with six wins and four losses.