Sedgwick County football wins third championship in a row

8-man Football State Championship 2017

Make that back-to-back-to-back 8-Man Football State Championships for the Sedgwick County Cougars after their 42-6 win against the West Grand Mustangs. 

Both teams entered the championship game undefeated, but veteran experience proved to be a big part of another stellar performance for the Cougars. 

First play of the game, West Grand gave up a costly fumble that turned into a Cougar 7-0 lead, followed by an interception in their following drive that lead to a 14-0 lead. 

Both turnovers left the Mustangs in a spot that any team would have a hard time recovering from. 

Sedgwick County surged forward with their gained momentum from the turnovers and eventually ended the half up 28-0. Layne Green scored two touchdowns including a 91-yard run down the sidelines to make it 28-0. 

Second half, the Cougars tacked on two more scores for the 42-0 lead closing in on the end of the game. 

West Grand would tack on their only score of the game off a short run from Hugh Wheatley in the final minute the game. 

Sedgwick County won their third state championship in a row with another powerful performance in the title game 42-6. The Cougars won the 2015 championship 36-6 against Akron and the 2016 championship 41-11 against the same opponent. 

In their last three championship wins they've outscored their opponents 119-23. 

© 2017 KUSA-TV


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