E-N Game of the Week: (2) Alamo Heights at (1) Boerne Champion

E-N Game of the Week: (2) Alamo Heights at (1) Boerne Champion ...

Alamo Heights at Boerne Champion

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Boerne ISD Stadium

Radio: KRDY-AM 1160

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records: Sub-6A No. 2 Alamo Heights (7-1 overall, 4-1 District 26-5A); No. 1 Boerne Champion (7-1, 5-0)

Coaches: Mike Norment (40-15 in five seasons, all at Alamo Heights); Keith Kaiser (34-8 in four seasons at Boerne Champion, 43-31 in seven seasons overall)

Series: Alamo Heights leads 5-2.

Last meeting: Boerne Champion won 31-14 in 2015.

Setting the scene: The Mules look to rebound after they lost to Dripping Springs 64-54 last week. That dropped Alamo Heights into a tie for second place with Dripping Springs in the district standings behind Boerne Champion.

Key to victory: Make key defensive stops. The game figures to be high-scoring, and the Mules have an offense that can pile on points. However, success will be difficult to find if they give up 64 points like they did last week.

Statistical leaders: Passing — Will Chaney (149-248-8, 2,027 yards, 18 TDs); rushing — Deryl Reynolds (89-597, 11 TDs); receiving — Nik Proctor (46-770, 9 TDs); tackles — Maki Carabin (100); sacks — Brandon Peterson (6); interceptions — Armando Ayala (1)

Setting the scene: Champion can clinch at least a share of the 26-5A title with a victory. The Chargers have won their last two meetings against Alamo Heights.

Key to victory: The Chargers have scored at least 35 points in each of their district games. Davis Brin passed for 300 yards in last week’s 35-0 victory against Kerrville Tivy. Champion will look to Brin to have another strong effort to remain undefeated in


Statistical leaders: Passing — Brin (128-228-5, 2,029 yards, 17 TDs); rushing — Isaac Murdock (134-798, 8 TDs); receiving — Chayce Bolli (36-609, 3 TDs); tackles — Kaden Beavers (79); sacks — Jorge Arroyo (3); interceptions — Austin Hill, Luke Boyers, Jensen Fry (1)

Boerne Champion 49, Alamo Heights 42: The Chargers survive a back-and-forth battle with a late score to win it.


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