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Perfect MMC poised to run the table

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Determined run Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn ball carrier Jake Meehan powers for a nice gainer, while Clay Central Everly defender Roman Fahnlander (66) tries to bring him down and Maverick Ben Langner (64) gives chase. Blocking on the play for MMC is Andrew Hoefling (25). The undefeated, 7th ranked Eagles host Kingsley-Pierson Friday to end regular season play in the 8-player district. Photo contributed
With one week left in the regular season, the undefeated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn team appears ready to run the table in its first season of playing 8-man football.

The 8-0 Eagles host neighboring Kingsley-Pierson (3-5) Friday, while in other 8-player action, River Valley (3-5) hosts Clay Central Everly (0-8).

In Class 1A District 2, Ridge View (4-4), fresh off an "upset" of District 1 Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove (5-3) Friday night, plays at undefeated IKM Manning (8-0); while South O'Brien at 6-2 travels to 4-4 Hull Western Christian to end regular season in 1A District 1.

In Class 2A, The Cherokee Braves (0-8) host Orange City Unity Christian (1-7) Friday.

In Class A District 1, Alta-Aurelia (1-7) hosts West Sioux (1-7) in Aurelia to finish regular season action.

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