2019 Sports in Kansas 6-Man Offensive Player of the Year: Colton McCarty, Bird-City Cheylin
The junior quarterback, McCarty completed 87 of 137 passes for 1,152 yards with a 19/2 TD/INT ratio. He had 172 rushes for 2,162 yards and 38 rushing scores. Bird City-Cheylin went 9-1 and earned six-man runner-up to Moscow. McCarty had three games of at least 348 rushing yards. On Sept. 27, McCarty had one of the state's semifinal performances in a 71-61 victory versus Golden Plains on Sept. 27. He completed 20 of 31 passes for 269 yards with three scores against one interception, along with 41 carries for 442 yards and six TDs. McCarty, one of the state's best players in the Class of 2021, has 2,826 passing yards with 54 passing scores, along with 4,553 rushing yards and 77 rushing TDs. McCarty also collected Kpreps 6-man Offensive Player of the Year honors in an award in conjunction with the league coaches.
2019 Sports in Kansas 6-Man Defensive Player of the Year: Austin Snyder, Moscow
Austin Snyder led Moscow to a 10-0 record and state championship with a 52-6 win versus Bird City-Cheylin in the six-man Wild West Bowl. Moscow allowed 21.5 points per contest. Last year, Moscow was 4-5 and allowed 33.8 points a game in its first season of six-man football. Entering the state title, Snyder had six interceptions and seven fumble recoveries. In the final, he helped Moscow's defense contain Cheylin's high-powered offense with 38 plays for 134 yards. Snyder delivered three rushing touchdowns in the second quarter. He cleared 1,000 rushing yards.
Sports in Kansas 6-Man Offensive Player of the Year Finalists
Colton McCarty, Cheylin, Jr. QB
Andrew Schields, Cheylin, Jr. RB
Harley Weese, Golden Plains, Sr. RB
Jace Mackley, Weskan, Sr. QB
Sports in Kansas 6-Man Defensive Player of the Year Finalists
Colton McCarty, Cheylin
Harley Weese, Golden Plains LB
Austin Snyder, Moscow