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Kirkwood and Parkway North Look to Start Fast in Matchup

Kirkwood Pioneers (4-0) face Parkway North (2-2) on Saturday, September 22 at 1pm at Parkway North High School. Kirkwood enters the game ranked #1 in most polls.

Both Kirkwood (4-0) and Parkway North (2-2) have each trailed by at least 14 points in their last two games.  The Pioneers and Vikings each hope to get off to a better start at Parkway North's homecoming game (directions) at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 22.

Kirkwood dominated 2011 matchup 41-0 outgaining Parkway North 452 yards to 130 yards.  Coming into this year's matchup, Parkway North struggled to score (33 points in their first 3 games) until their 35-28 victory at University City the previous Saturday.  The Pioneers come into the game after a comeback win 28-24 over Rockwood Summit, who beat Parkway North 34-13 earlier this season.

Key Parkway North Players:

  • RB Johnathan Little (#2) - 65 rushes for 534 yards & 4 TDs (runs of 87, 54 & 90 yards)
  • DB Cam Cosey (#6) - 3 interceptions
  • WR Jalen Dillard (#5) - 12 catches for 154 yards & 1 TD
  • LB Taylor Jones (#40) - 28 tackles & 17 assists

 

Team Comparison Kirkwood Parkway North Points Scored (per game) 36.8 17.0 Points Against  (per game) 17.5 19.0 Yards Offense (per game) 343.5 328.3 Rushing Offense (per game) 186.3 239.5 Passing Offense (per game) 157.3 88.8 Turnover Differential (total) -1 -5 Sacks (total) 12 1

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After the game: the scoring summary be posted here on Kirkwood Patch!

**Sorry, yours truly will be out of town this weekend.  Updates and the follow-up Patch article may be a bit delayed.**

Editor's note: Look for game coverage courtesy of Creve Coeur Patch after the game on both sites!

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