Helias looking to keep Hickman from getting a quick start
Originally published September 13, 2012 at 4:55 a.m., updated September 14, 2012 at 8:37 a.m.
It’s a simple, but so far winning formula, for the Hickman Kewpies. Score early, then let their defense take over.
“They want to get the lead, then be a big and tough and physical team the rest of the way and let the defense carry them to the victory,” Helias coach Phil Pitts said as the Crusaders (2-1, ranked No. 2 in Class 4) and the Kewpies (3-0) get set to meet Friday night in Columbia.
The formula worked to perfection last Friday against the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Tigers. Senior running back Deven Larry ran 72 yards for a touchdown just :21 into ....