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 ....