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HIGH SCHOOL GAMEDAY: Lancers square-off with Spartans for MWL lead

Marist quarterback Reow Jackson (#7) celebrates a long completion. Marist defeated Springfield through slight rain and heavy mud with a score of 17-6. Photo by Dillon Vibes

EUGENE, Ore. - As we approach the midway mark in the high school football season, the stakes get higher and the matchups get tougher.

On Friday night, the Marist Spartans will travel a few miles to face the Churchill Lancers, one of the hottest teams in the state through five games.

Both teams sit atop the Midwestern League standings with unbeaten records in league play, but the offensive firepower favors the Lancers heading into the game.

However, Churchill suffered a blow last week when star wide receiver, and Washington State commit, Myles Green-Richards left the game with an injury. At the moment, there is no word on whether or not he will play against Marist.

For the Spartans, quarterback Reow Jackson will be up against the vaunted Lancer defense, which has allowed just 68 points so far this year, good for third-best in the state.

The title for top-team in the Midwestern League is on the line, and for Churchill, the bid for an undefeated season is still in play.

Make sure to tune in to High School Gameday on KVAL News at 11:20 p.m. for headlines, highlights, scores and more.


Churchill 41, Marist 20:


Sheldon 63, South Eugene 6:


North Eugene 20, Springfield 19:

Thurston 63, Crater 40:


Lebanon 50, Willamette 34:


Harrisburg 49, Creswell 14:


Lowell 54, Mohawk 16:


Sweet Home 39, Junction City 0:


Elmira 34, Sutherlin 8:


South Umpqua 33, North Bend 6:


North Marion 20, Philomath 0:


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