The Hays High football team will meet Goddard-Eisenhower in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs at 7 p.m. Friday in Goddard.
The Indians (3-5), the No. 10 seed in the West playoff bracket, will look to bounce back from a 35-3 loss to Salina Central in Week 8 while No. 7-seeded Eisenhower picked up a 28-6 win over Valley Center last week.
Hayden Brown leads the Indians in rushing with 649 yards and has accounted for nine touchdowns (six rushing, three receiving). Receiver Jaren Kanak has 29 receptions for 465 yards with two touchdowns while quarterback Dylan Dreiling has thrown for 946 yards and rushed for 450.
Gavin Meyers has racked up 100 tackles for Hays High while Gaven Haselhorst has 90.
TMP to close out season with Ellinwood
The Thomas More Prep-Marian Monarchs will close the season with a non-playoff game against Ellinwood on Friday.
TMP (2-6) will look to match last season’s 3-6 record after upsetting Ellsworth 31-20.