EMPORIA, Kansas — Quarterback Logan Brettell had two touchdown runs, a touchdown pass and two field goals as Blue Valley held on to beat Salina South 27-26 in Kansas' Class 5A championship game Saturday.
Blue Valley (10-3) got off to a 10-0 lead after Brettell threw a 29-yard pass to Mikey Henson and kicked a 27-yard field goal in the first quarter. Mike Jones responded with an 18-yard scoring run, his first of three touchdowns for Salina South (10-3). But Blue Valley ended the half up 24-6 after Brettell completed 18- and 5-yard touchdown runs.
Brettell added a 20-yard field goal in the third quarter to extend the lead to 27-6. Salina South then mounted a three-touchdown comeback, but a two-point conversion attempt failed at the end of the fourth quarter.