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Christian Life Preview Capsule

Christian Life Preview Capsule


University School (2-1, 1-0 Midwest Classic) at Christian Life (2-1, 0-0 Midwest Classic)

When: 7 tonight

Where: Jaskwhich Stadium (6800 60th St.)

Series note: The Wildcats have won all three meetings, each coming from 2013-15 during the Eagles' first stint as a varsity program. The last meeting resulted in a 16-6 victory for University School in Week 6 of 2015.

Player to watch: Christian Life junior running back Logan Houston (5-8, 145 pounds) has both of the Eagles' receiving TDs this season.

Key stat: This game will feature the top two rushers in the Midwest Classic Conference, as Christian Life senior Jacob Shaffer ranks No. 1 with 464 rushing yards while University School junior C.J. Boyd is No. 2 with 316. … The Eagles were outgained just 182-119 in last week's 42-0 non-conference loss at Randolph but threw four INTs. Randolph had two INT returns for TDs and also returned a kickoff for a TD.

FYI: This is both the first varsity conference game and home game for CLS since Week 8 of the 2015 season, a 44-20 victory over HOPE Christian. … University School has reached the postseason six years in a row and seven of the last eight.

Mike Johnson



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