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#ABC27OT Game of the Week: Wakulla vs. Rickards

Posted at 12:09 AM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 00:09:54-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) - There are just two weeks left in the regular season for high school football teams in the State of Florida. For Wakulla, they can wrap up the regular season undefeated this week, but it won't be easy as District foe Rickards stands in the way.

The War Eagles are a perfect nine and oh on the year. They can wrap up that undefeated season and capture the 5A District Two title with a win Friday night. The Raiders aren't out of the District race though, as with a win, there's hope for a District title for them. Head coach Quintin Lewis knows to top the War Eagles, they'll have to play disciplined football and put four quarters together.

For Scott Klees and Wakulla, they're just focused on Friday night. He admits the Raiders may be young, but they've been playing well, and with District dreams on the line, this game is anyone's for the taking.

"It's a rival of ours. It's a District game. You can throw out records, you can throw out everything," he said. "We'll have to take care of the football, we'llhavee to play extremely hard, and hopefully play fundamental football to come out on top."

"It's going to be a great competitive game, again, we can't shoot ourselves in the foot with turnovers and penalties," added Lewis. "We have to play a clean game to beat a very explosive offense and great defense."

Friday night's match-up kicks off at Gene Cox Stadium at 7:00.