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In last year’s Virginia 6A North semifinals, Madison was trailing 14-13 in the third quarter when a 55-yard interception return for a touchdown swung momentum Westfield’s way and propelled it to a 31-13 win.
“Yeah I’ve seen that film countless times,” Madison Coach Justin Counts said.
In the four games since, the Stags are averaging 184 yards on the ground. The Stags are shooting for a fifth straight Washington Catholic Athletic Conference title, and are the odds-on favorite to win the game again.
The small wins at the line of scrimmage, the downfield blocks from receivers, the 12-yard completions to the tight end on play-action do the talking. Brooks hopes enough of them will wear down a Gonzaga defense that has been the pleasant surprise so far. “That’s what’s going to win us a championship.” Here are some notes from our high school football beat reporters from around the region.
The three have kept the offense on schedule, senior quarterback Ty Lenhart said, behind an offensive line that has grown considerably since a Week 1 loss to national power Bishop Gorman (Nev.). That’s how this offense has grown.” De Matha’s offense — which has always embraced a pro-style, four-yard-chunk mentality — doesn’t have to be flashy for excitement’s sake or to build a national reputation.
“Any time you’re perfect for passing and have two touchdowns throwing and two touchdowns rushing, it’s a heck of a day,” Fowle said.
“Hopefully it continues.” — » MADISON GEARS UP FOR REMATCH AGAINST UNDEFEATED WESTFIELD The Madison Warhawks, especially the juniors and seniors who helped craft an 11-2 season in 2016, have obvious motivation as they prepare for Westfield.
22, extended the Colonels’ woes, but once he crossed the goal line for a rushing touchdown in the first quarter against Northwood, Claggett hoped the streak would end.
He was 9-for-9 passing for 120 yards and added 85 yards on four rushes, providing a spark Magruder hadn’t experienced in almost two years.