Top 10 Clash Between Unbeaten Malakoff + Teague The ETSN.fm/Dairy Queen Game Of The Week
Two of the best teams in the state at the Class 3A level face off against one another Friday night with a district championship likely hanging in the balance.
Seventh-ranked Malakoff (7-0, 2-0) hosts No. 6 Teague (7-0, 2-0) in a battle of unbeatens atop the District 11-3A Division I standings. It's the ETSN.fm/Dairy Queen Game of the Week.
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday from Malakoff's Tiger Stadium.
The game should not be short on points as each squad enters the matchup among the highest-scoring teams in the state. Malakoff is averaging 49.1 points per game, while Teague averages a robust 60.4.
Malakoff is led by the duo of quarterback Stephan Wolfe and running back Marcus Dowell, who have made the Tigers one of East Texas' most explosive offenses.
Meanwhile, Teague's juggernaut is ignited by quarterback Austin Skinner, who has thrown for 2,135 yards with 30 touchdowns and only three interceptions. The receiving corps is led by Aaron Mitchell, who has caught 43 passes for 706 yards and nine touchdowns. Running back John Love leads the the team with 1,243 rushing yards and 19 TDs.
Be sure to check out the Teague-Malakoff game preview Wednesday morning on ETSN.fm, follow staff writer Clint Buckley (@ClintBuckley) for updates throughout the game, and head back to ETSN.fm late Friday night or early Saturday morning for complete game coverage.