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Run game key tonight for Falcons, Wildcats

Run game key tonight for Falcons, Wildcats

October 31st, 2012 in News

Blair Oaks quarterback Jordan Hair throws to Dominic Jamerson during last Thursday's game against Tolton/Calvary at the Falcon Athletic Complex.

Photo by Stephen Brooks

WARDSVILLE, Mo. - When the Blair Oaks Falcons and the Montgomery County Wildcats square off today in a Class 2 District 6 semifinal contest, there's no secret what's the key to the game.

Whichever team is able to establish its rushing attack is going to have a decided edge in how the contest turns out.

"At this time of year, when the weather turns cold, having a physical running game is a big plus," Blair Oaks coach Brad Drehle said. "You're able to control the clock, you're able to control the tempo, you're able to control a lot of things."

For the Falcons (9-1), today's 7 p.m. contest at the Falcon Athletic Complex marks the second straight week they'll be without starting quarterback Daniel Castillo. So with his arm on the sideline due to a foot injury, passing the ball won't be ....