After facing a run-oriented offense against Winton Woods, Watterson will be forced to stop a LaSalle team that passes more often than it runs.
After facing a run-oriented offense against Winton Woods, the Eagles will be forced to stop a LaSalle team that passes more often than it runs.
Nick Watson is 31-for-75 passing for 419 yards and two touchdowns and Brad Burkhart is 27-for-46 passing for 443 yards with five touchdowns. The top receivers are Derek Kief (18 catches, 295 yards, 3 touchdowns), Brennen Walsh (12 catches, 255 yards, 1 touchdown) and Kevin Ferguson (12 catches, 141 yards, 2 touchdowns).
Morgan Willcox leads the Lancers' running game with 230 yards and two touchdowns and Ferguson has rushed for 175 yards and one touchdown. Jason Bell has three rushing touchdowns and one receiving.
Nathan Sparks (LB), Jeffrey Larkin (DB), D.J. Christon (DB) and Matt Kroeger (DB) lead the Lancers' defense, which has eight interceptions.
Watterson is allowing an average of 11.3 points.
•LAST WEEK: The Eagles led Winton Woods 14-0 at halftime after Andy Elberson and DeAndre Golden rushed for second-quarter touchdowns of 8 and 1 yards, respectively.
Winton Woods' Nick Grissom ran for a 78-yard touchdown with 10:58 left in the third quarter and Sean Jetter scored on a 13-yard pass from Shemar Hooks with 3:49 left in the quarter to tie the game at 14.
Winton Woods scored what proved to be the winning touchdown on a 5-yard run by Grissom with 8:45 left.
Watterson committed five turnovers, with three coming on interceptions by Elberson.