Smoky Hill (3-1) fell behind 7-6 late in the second quarter when Standley Lake (3-1) quarterback Jacob Naranjo hit Connor Durant for a 19-yard touchdown pass.
The Buffs regained the lead in the final minute of the half when Trent Clay connected with Frank Thomas on a 42-yard touchdown pass to make it 13-7.
After a scoreless third quarter, Smoky Hill wore the Gators down in the fourth. Sebastian Coombs’ two yard touchdown run made it 20-7.
Annika Edgington added a 23-yard field goal, and a bruising touchdown run by Austin Rutledge capped the scoring.
Smoky Hill opens Centennial League play next Friday against Cherokee Trail. Standley Lake will host Green Mountain.