It doesn’t get much bigger than this, folks.
With just three games left in the regular season, Friday’s tussle between Prosper and The Colony will most likely determine the District 14-5A champion.
The Eagles (5-2, 4-0) trumped McKinney North 45-16 in Week 8 while The Colony (5-2, 4-0) put a hurt on Lake Dallas 65-42.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 at The Colony.
PROSPER: Not much more can be said for the Eagles, who lost their first two games before riding a five-game winning streak. After being held to just 20 points through its first two contests, Prosper has scored 224 points in the past five to up its season average to 34.9 per game. The 16 points given up to McKinney North were Prosper’s most since a Week 2 loss to Mansfield Lake Ridge, 20-6. The Eagles gave up 37 points in the first two games, and have given up just 38 points during the win streak. On the season, the Eagles defense is giving up just 10.6 points and 259.9 yards per game. Prosper’s offense is averaging just south of 400 yards per game at 391.4 yards.
THE COLONY: After a 1-2 start to finish non-district, the Cougars have started 14-5A play a perfect 4-0. The Colony defeated Lake Dallas 65-42 in Week 8. The Cougars rushed for 376 yards and gained 531 yards total offense. They were led by Kendrick Johnson who rushed for 246 yards on 28 carries and scored on runs of 2, 42 and 8 yards. On the season, the Cougars are averaging 35.9 points and 398.6 yards per game while allowing 29.9 points and 359 yards per game.