Perry Perry-Lecompton did OK in two phases, but the third - special teams - proved the Kaws' undoing in a season-ending, 25-20 loss to Atchison on Thursday.
Perry-Lecompton had two snaps sail over the punter's head - one led to a direct touchdown, the other an indirect TD - and allowed a long kickoff-return touchdown in its season-ending loss.
"It's a tough loss," P-L coach Mike Paramore said. "The kids played their tail ends off, but a couple of mistakes hurt us. We gave 'em three special-teams gifts, and that hurt us."
Perry-Lecompton finished its season 6-3 overall, 1-2 in district.
Atchison 13 0 0 12 - 25
Perry-Lecompton 6 14 0 0 - 20
A - Vernon Allen 3 run (Tyler Newkirk kick)
P-L - Brent Garrison 14 run (kick fail)
A - Brandon Smith 70 kickoff return (kick blocked)
P-L - Shane Gimzo 10 pass from Caleb Denton (Dylan Harrell kick)
P-L - Harrell 60 pass from Denton (Harrell kick)
A - B.J. Young 7 run (run fail)
A - recovered punt snap in end zone (pass fail)
Tonganoxie 42, Jefferson West 7
Tonganoxie - Call it the Jeff Hughes show.
Behind the Tonganoxie quarterback's 12 rushes for 243 yards and three touchdowns, the Chieftains routed Jefferson West.
With the victory, Tonganoxie (8-1), secured a 4A state playoff berth. The Chieftains on Tuesday will visit the winner of the Holton-Clay Center game.
Jefferson West 7 0 0 0 - 7
Tonganoxie 14 6 8 15 - 42
T - Daniel Volk 5 run (kick failed)
JW - Matt Eddington 1 run (Derek Helton kick)
T - Jeff Hughes 47 run (Hughes pass to Zeb Kissinger)
T - D.J. Gray 6 run (kick failed)
T - Tyler Miles 4 pass from Hughes (Volk run)
T - Hughes 78 run (kick failed)
T - Hughes 41 run (Hughes pass to Kissinger)
Oskaloosa 28, McLouth 13
Oskaloosa - Oskaloosa jumped to a 14-0 first quarter lead behind the rushing touchdowns of David Williams and Donnie Brock.
The game was the season's last for both squads, because neither qualified for a playoff berth. Oskaloosa finished the season 4-5, while McLouth was 3-6.
McLouth 0 13 0 0 - 13
Oskaloosa 14 8 0 6 - 28
O - David Williams 1 run (Donnie Brock run)
O - Donnie Brock 20 run (Boone Heston kick)
M - Mark Stewart 9 run (Andrew Booth kick)
M - Skyler Terry 16 run (PAT failed)
O - Heston 23 run (Heston run)
O - Chase Tenpenny 17 pass from Brock McGinnis (PAT failed)