There was no shortage of Firebirds or Lions on the All-Sunflower League teams this fall.
Both Free State High and Lawrence had multiple honorees in cross country, football, boys soccer and volleyball.
Lawrence High football had the most first-team selections with six, including two nods for Brad Strauss, as both a quarterback and cornerback.
All-Sunflower League teams
Boys cross country
Lawrence — Zach Andregg, Gavin Fischer and Nathan Stringer.
Free State — Kain Anderson and Kamp Wiebe.
Girls cross country
Lawrence — Grace Morgan.
Free State — Molly McCord and Lynn Robinson.
Lawrence — Kharon Brown, defensive lineman; Anthony Buffalomeat, receiver; Anthony Rosen, kicker; Brad Strauss, quarterback and defensive back; and Sean Thomas, offensive lineman.
Free State — Kyle McFarland, defensive back; and Cody Stanclift, defensive lineman.
Lawrence — Anthony Buffalomeat, punter; and Joe Odrowski, offensive lineman.
Free State — Joe Dineen, defensive back; Jimmy Fernandez, offensive lineman; and Adam Joice, linebacker.
Lawrence — Jordan Brown, linebacker; Drew Green, linebacker; Blake Hocking, offensive lineman; Drake Hofer, receiver; Charles Jackson, running back; Tyrone Jenkins, linebacker and running back; Dorius Johnson, defensive lineman; Erick Mayo, defensive back, receiver and return specialist; Will Thompson, defensive back; and Jake Vinoverski, linebacker.
Free State — Tye Hughes, receiver; Kale Joice, kicker and punter; Shawn Knighton, defensive back and running back; Kyle McFarland, quarterback; Caylor Norris, offensive lineman; Ryan Patterson, receiver; Calloway Schmidt, linebacker; Corban Schmidt, linebacker; Cody Stanclift, offensive lineman; and Blake Winslow, linebacker.
Lawrence — Tanner Click, goalkeeper; Justin Riley, midfielder; and Tanner Williams, defender.
Free State — Jake Walter, forward.
Lawrence — Connor Henrichs, defender; and Zach Wustefeld, forward.
Free State — Hunter Peirce, midfielder; and Zack Thompson, midfielder.
Lawrence — Caitlin Broadwell, middle blocker.
Free State — Katy Davis, setter; and Shelby Holmes, outside hitter.
Lawrence — Zoe Reed, libero.
Free State — Mariah Dickson, right side; and Samantha Landgrebe, libero.
Lawrence — Monica Howard, outside hitter; and Kailey Wingert, outside hitter.
Free State — Molly Ryan, middle hitter.
* A previous version of this story misidentified Lawrence High football offensive lineman Blake Hocking.