Both Kirkwood and Rockwood Summit are highly ranked in current rankings and they meet on a big stage at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. The undefeated teams will meet at the Edward Jones Dome in the 2nd Annual Great American Football Classic.
Kirkwood won the 2011 matchup 36-7 by forcing five turnovers with only conceding one. RB Ramon Alton (#33) ran the ball 12 times for 130 yards including runs of 36 and 64. QB Jordan Bishop (#7) passed for two touchdowns and even recorded an interception on defense.
Key Summit Players:
- LB Eric Beisel (#38) - 35 total tackles & 1 INT (committed to Mizzou)
- RB Ian McIntosh (#5) - 45 rushes for 228 yards (also primary kick returner)
- WR Nick Bamvakais (#20) - 5 catches for 153 yards & 2 Return TDs (Fumble Recovery & Punt Return)
- Dual Threat QB James Crockett (#19) & Pocket Passer QB Matt Seymour (#12) - combined 24 of 44 for 440 yards passing
|Points Scored (per game)||39.7||42.7|
|Points Against (per game)||15.3||13|
|Yards Offense (per game)||337||375|
|Rushing Yards (per game)||180.3||228.3|
|Passing Yards (per game)||156.7||146.7|
|Turnover Differential (total)||+2||+4|
Ticket Information: available in Ms. Denton's office at Kirkwood High School (in the new science building) through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Advance tickets will be sold for $11 for both students and adults. Tickets will be available on game day at the Edward Jones Dome for $15 each.
After the game: the scoring summary and standout performances will be posted here on Kirkwood Patch!