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U City to Face Clayton for District Championship

The University City Lions take on the Clayton Greyhounds Monday night at 7 p.m.

The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) District 5 football championship tonight features two Mid-County schools.

The University City High School Lions face the Clayton High School Greyhounds at 7 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $6 per person. 

The winner advances to the Nov. 10 state quarterfinals.

Clayton vs. University City

  • When: 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5
  • Where: Clayton High School's Gay Field, 305 N. Gay Drive
  • How'd they get here: Clayton beat Gateway 30-26; University City beat St. Charles West 42-0.

Clayton, the number two seed in the Class 4, District 5 tournament, defeated Jennings in the first round. This week the Greyhounds, 8-3, will stay home to host University City. 

Fourth-seeded University City, 7-5, made it into the championship with a win over top-seeded St. Charles West in the second round and Normandy in the first.

In 10 regular season games, the Lions gave up an average of 34.1 points per contest. Despite that, the Lions still managed to win five times by scoring an average of 24.4 fans a game this season. 

Patch will be at the game. Look for photos after the game and a complete recap on Tuesday. 

Prepcasts will broadcast the game. 

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