A rundown of Saturday's area high school events.
O'Maundre Harris was the glue that held Glass together in an otherwise disastrous first half, led a thrilling second-half comeback and filled the stat sheet as the Hilltoppers won Round 1 of its two-game regular-season set with LCA.
Both teams enter Wednesday's game tied at the top of the district standings with 8-1 records in Seminole play.
In this 4:30 p.m. meeting at LCA, plenty is on the line for the Hilltoppers.
Heritage handed the Bulldogs their first loss in Seminole District play this season.
Brookville's Tayshaun Butler and Liberty Christian's Dillon Stowers each received first-team accolades in Class 3.
This time, Phoebus wasn't denied in its return to Williams Stadium.
Disciplined, fundamental-based football. Tons of speed on offense and special teams. A defense that locks down the opposition whenever it nears the red zone.
The thinking around school these days: put the past to bed.
Davis Lane threw for 154 yards, rushed for 50 more and accounted for three touchdowns as the Bulldogs claimed the Region 3C championship for the second straight season.
The brothers churned up 298 yards on 20 carries (14.9 yards per tote) on the game, and they were responsible for all of LCA’s scores.
There's nothing like the playoffs to bring on a renewed sense of urgency.
A breakdown of area playoff games.
The trophy made its way through the arms of Liberty Christian players until it was finally seized by Gideon Davidson.
Seminole District leader Liberty Christian hosts E.C. Glass at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Williams Stadium. If LCA wins, it claims the district title to go with its top spot in Region 3C. The Hilltoppers can earn a share of the district by upsetting the Bulldogs.
"It's gonna be rough. They're not gonna back down from us no matter what our record is," LCA's Dillon Stowers said.