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Sunday, November 29, 2020

GAME DAY – Western Hills Vs Kennedale

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Kennedale plays FTW Western Hills (2-3, 0-1) Friday for homecoming. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Last week in district play Western Hills lost to 3-2 Benbrook 37-22 in their district opener.? {{more: continue …}}
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Dave Campbell?s Texas Football had Western Hills picked for 5th place in District 6-4A behind Kennedale, Dunbar, Benbrook and Lake Worth but ahead of Castleberry and Diamond Hill.

Western Hills, who returned 9 starters on offense and 3 on defense this year, finished 4-6, 1-5 in 2018 after dropping from Class 5A to 4A.
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Using current stats from MaxPreps, Western Hills is averaging 161 yards per game passing and 158.6 by rushing while scoring 20 touchdowns this season outscoring their opponents 151-94 and recording two shutouts.
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who to watch …?

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QB #10 Isaiah Jones (SR) has a 53% completion average having completed 44 of 82 passes for 7 touchdowns with 4 interceptions through 5 games. Jones has also rushed for 338 yards on 57 carries averaging 67.8 yards per game. He has 3 rushing TDs.
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Two other backs play a part in the rushing game. #21 Erick Taylor (SR) has 25 carries for 158 yards and 2 TDs and #11 Kadarius Carr (SR) has 12 carries for 135 yards and 3 TDs. Carr is also a favorite target for Jones with 18 receptions for 296 yards and 6 TDs.?
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The receiving corp also includes #12 Treylen Brewster (JR) with 9 receptions for 108 yards, #3 As?hon Cooper (JR) with 7 receptions for 161 yards and 2 TDs and #20 Demitry Mcgriff (SO) with 5 catches for 108 yards.
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Making noise on defense this year is returning linebacker #8 Labinot Veseli (SR) who has collected 47 tackles so far for an average of 11.8 per game with 5 for losses and 3 sacks. Linebacker Caleb Clark as a sophomore has collected 33 tackles averaging 11 per game with 4 for losses. Tackle Chris Blakney (SR) has 20 total with 5 for losses. Cornerback #5 Kadari Issa (SR) has 5 interceptions so far this season, averaging one per game.
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results this season …?
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In earlier play, Western Hills lost to 1-3 Dallas Molina 36-12, defeated 0-5 Carter-Riverside 56-0, defeated 0-4 Carrollton RL Turner 58-0 and lost to 4-1 Quinlan Ford 21-3.
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Both the Wildcat offense and defense could be challenged this week with the explosive Cougar game. Western Hills is capable of putting lots of numbers on the scoreboard but does have trouble against established programs. Kennedale also has shown that big plays are a big part of their game.
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Who will have the best defense tonight??

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