Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

130920hswatch

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

130920hswatch

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Ten of the better area matchups for Week 4:

SUMMIT (1-2) at KIRKWOOD (3-0)

When: 7 p.m. today

The facts: A Suburban South game. Summit (0-1 SSC) lost to Chaminade and Parkway North by a combined 9 points. Matt Seymour has passed for 415 yards, with four TDs. ... Reigning Class 5 champ Kirkwood (1-0 SSC) is No. 8 in the STLhighschoolsports.com large- schools rankings, No. 4 in Missouri Class 5 and is averaging 39.7 points. QB-LB Blake Goddard (foot) is expected to make his season debut.

JERSEYVILLE (2-1) at HIGHLAND (3-0)

When: 7 p.m. today

The facts: Expect lots of scoring in this Mississippi Valley opener. Jerseyville, which beat Highland 33-22 last year, is averaging 46 points. Billy Ritchey has passed for 760 yards, with 12 TDs and 1 int. ... Highland (No. 2 small, No. 10 Class 5A) is averaging 50.7 points. RB Gage Geiger has 466 total yards (358 rushing, 108 receiving) and nine TDs.

ZUMWALT West (2-1) at TIMBERLAND (3-0)

When: 7 p.m. today

The facts: The Gateway South opener for both. West (No. 10 Class 6) opened with an upset win over CBC and beat Chaminade. It loss to Class 6 No. 2 Rock Bridge. Doug Cook has rushed for 415 yards and 5 TDs. ... Timberland is allowing 6.3 points per game and is coming off a win at rival Holt. The rushing attack has been led by Devin McDaniel (216 yards) and Bryce Becker (152).

SLUH (1-1) at VIANNEY (2-1)

When: 7 p.m. today

The facts: Vianney will look to end its 14-game Metro Catholic losing streak. SLUH lost its MCC opener against CBC last week. Sam Sykora has passed for 320 yards, with 4TDs. ... Vianney (No. 8 Class 5) opened with wins against Howell North and Jackson but lost to De Smet in its league opener. Markel Smith has 739 total yards (608 rushing, 131 receiving) and 12 TDs.

McCLUER N. (1-2) at RITENOUR (3-0)

When: 7 p.m. today

The facts: North followed up a win at Lindbergh with a loss in its Suburban North opener at Hazelwood Central. Harry Ballard has 12 catches for 199 yards and 3 TDs. ... Ritenour won its conference opener at Hazelwood West last week. The Huskies have allowed 18 total points. QB-DB Devin Alexander (Toledo) has passed for 449 yards and rushed for 398. …

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