Life Oak Cliff at Blooming Grove
7:30 p.m. Friday
At Lion Stadium
RECORDS: Class 2A Blooming Grove is 4-1, 1-1 in District 6-2A DII. Class 2A Life Oak Cliff is 0-5, 0-2.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Blooming Grove: QB/DB Jayd Kirby, RB/LB Travis Whiteside, RB/LB Dalton Thornton, OT/DT Anthony Black. Life Oak Cliff: QB Raymond Mack, WR/CB Travion lee, OL Montrell Williams.
UPDATE: It's a big week in District 6-2A DII as teams prepare for their third conference game of the season ... After losing its league opener to Mildred, Blooming Grove bounced back to top Rice 41-21 las week ... QB Kirby has rushed for 632 yards and passed for 535 halfway through the season ... four BG running backs have scored TDs this season ... Defensively, Whiteside, Thornton and Black all had solid outings against Rice ... Tyler Ellis, who is the backup QB and also plays running back and receiver, is a big weapon for the Lions -- the sophomore has booted three field goals this season ... Life Oak Cliff is looking for their first distict win afte losing to Tolar 61-12 and Scurry-Rosser 42-20.
— J.J. Guidry