Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

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October 9, 2013

GC Football: Previews for this week's football games

(Continued)

Corsicana — — Mike Phillips

 

Blooming Grove

at Oak Cliff Life

7:30 p.m. Friday

At Life Oak Cliff Stadium

RECORDS:
Class 2A Blooming Grove is 3-2, 1-1 in District 6-2A DII. Class 2A Oak Cliff Life is 0-5, 0-2 in 0-2.

 PLAYERS TO WATCH:
  Oak Cliff Life: WR Justin Holden, DB Gino Iglehart, LB Richard Rodriguez, RB DeBryalon McClinton. Blooming Grove: RB/LB Travis Whiteside, QB/K Tyler Ellis, RB Tyler Morris, WR Brandon Hays.

UPDATE: It’s a big game for Blooming Grove, which bounced back from a tough district opening loss to Mildred with 29-17 win over Rice ... BG trailed 10-7 at halftime ... Ellis ran for three TDs last week and Morris ran for one and the Lions took avantage of three second half turnovers ...the Lions had no trouble with Oak Cliff Life last year in a  , 59-10 rout ... Whiteside caught a TD pass, ran for a TD and returned a kickoff 82 yards for a TD in the win ... Morris is one of the top runing backs in the Golden Circle (478 yards and a 7.2 average) and BG’s defense is ranked second in the Golden Circle (223.8 yds per game ...BG’s offense is third in the Golden Circle (405.4 yards and 33.6 points per game) ... Oak Cliff Life has scored only 70 points all season and is coming off a 63-7 loss to Scurry-Rosser.

— Mike Phillips

 

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