This mid-season matchup had instant classic written all over it - and even with all the hype coming into the game, it still exceeded all expectations. It featured two of the premier football programs in the state facing off in this Kansas district rivalry showdown. Maize came into the game 5-1 and Derby was unbeaten at 5-0.
Derby’s offense was putting up huge numbers – 59 points per game (twice scoring over 70 points in a game). Maize’s offense was averaging over 38 PPG. Both teams had stout defenses -only giving up an average of 17-17.5 points per game.
As expected, both teams put up lots of offense scoring, However, it would come down to the last play of the game to decide the victor. You don't want to miss the replay of this Midwest gridiron classic on Friday, July 8th.
Original game played: October 15, 2021