The Wildcats (3-2) start play in their new district facing Springtown (2-3). Every two years the UIL conducts a realignment based on enrollment, travel time and other factors. This year, Kennedale faces both new and old district foes. The new district (6-3A) includes Lake Worth (2-3), Castleberry (2-3), Ft Worth Diamond Hills-Jarvis (1-5) as well as Mineral Wells (3-2) and Springtown.
Kennedale comes in primed, finishing a tough pre-schedule with a 3-2 record and a week off to prepare. Kennedale offense is on the loose with an average of 415 yards per game (almost all of it on the ground) Running back Jawun Washington is averaging 8.7 yards per carry and has 11 touchdowns. The Wildcats defense has had a tougher road but has stepped up in key situations. Springtown does have a strong offense like Kennedale, averaging 390 yards per game . Unlike the Wildcats, Springtown?s offense favors the passing game with quarterback, Colby Moore, who is 77-136-5 with 974 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Kick-off is at 7:30 pm at Wildcat Stadium, 901 Wildcat Way, Kennedale, TX 76060