8M-II Title Game Notes: Victoria vs. Argonia-Attica

Argonia-Attica vs. Victoria this Saturday in Newton.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Nov 21, 2014

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Saturday's 8M-II championship game will take place at 11 am at Fischer Field in Newton 

Victoria Knights

Record: 11-1

Head Coach: Doug Oberle

Points Per Game: 42.5

Points Allowed Per Game: 17.2

Losses: Victoria has one loss on the season but it isn't a bad one as they lost to undefeated Central Plains who is in the 8M-I state championship game. 

Player to Watch: Junior Brady Dinkel is a dual threat quarterback who has rushed for 938 yards (16 TD) and passed for 989 (19 TD).

Note of Interest: There are only two seniors on this Victoria squad. Victoria is on a 11-game winning streak. Victoria relies on speed. Their largest player is 195 pounds, just two players over 180 pounds. Knights are 5-1 all-time in state title games. 

State Titles: 1981, 1985, 1988, 2004, 2006 (81,85,88 11-man)

State Runner-Up: 2008

Playoff Record: 33-15


Record: 12-0

Head Coaches: Luke Greenwood, Lance Vandeveer

Points Per Game: 62.6

Points Allowed Per Game: 25.5

Player to Watch: Alec McDaniel, a 5-foot-7 130 pounder, does a little bit of everything for A&A. Over 3,000 yards of offense at quarterback with 67 total touchdowns. He also has 161 tackles on defense.

Note of Interest: This is the second year of football for A&A as they are in a football-only co-op agreement. A&A has only scored under 50 on one time this season. A&A has 751 points, nine away from the eight-man state record of 760 set by Osborne in 2013.

State Titles: Argonia (Zero), Attica (1988)

State Runner-Up: Attica (1987)

Playoff Record: Argonia-Attica (3-0), Attica (13-8), Argonia (7-13)


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