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Helias travels to face top-ranked C.B.C.

Helias travels to face top-ranked C.B.C.

October 11th, 2012 in News

Helias receiver Cole Distler avoids a pair of would-be Rock Bridge tacklers during a game earlier this season in Columbia.

Photo by Kris Wilson

The Helias Crusaders learned the lesson the hard way against Rock Bridge when the Bruins used their speed to score three touchdowns on plays of 50 yards or more.

Friday night, the Crusaders (4-3, ranked No. 9 in Class 4) will see how much they learned when they travel to St. Louis to take on the C.B.C. Cadets (7-0, ranked No. 1 in Class 6).

"Our defense is in for a challenge," Helias coach Phil Pitts said. "Did we learn something about defending athletes in space? Did we learn things about controlling some speed?

"We've got to make them make the ....