Ten weeks of the season have gone by, and now the field has been narrowed.
Week 10 eliminated half the teams from State title contention. Now Round 2 of the District playoffs continue.
St. Charles West vs. University City
- When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31
- Where: Steve Stahl Stadium in St. Charles
- How'd they get here: St. Charles West beat MICDS 33-28; University City beat Normandy 28-24
St. Charles West, the top seed in the Class 4, District 5 tournament, escaped with a win against MICDS last week. This week the Warriors, 7-3, will stay home to host University City. When the Warriors have been good, they have relied on offense to get the job done. West has scored at least 40 points four times this year, all wins. In fact, when West has scored more than 10 points this season is has won.
University City, 5-5, made it into the second round despite having a porous defense. In 10 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 Wednesday night after the game and a complete recap on Thursday. Can't make it to St. Charles? Watch the game live by clicking http://www.stlsportsproductions.com/high-school-football.html