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By Mike Motz 

Tigers Pose Playoff Hurdle for Raiders

 

October 19, 2018

Mike Motz

Sidney's Zach Pettit (77) and Cayden Jobman (72) flush the quarterback out of the pocket in last week's victory against Chase County. A strong defensive effort is expected tonight (Oct. 19) as the Red Raiders travel to Mitchell to take on the Tigers.

"We're not 100 percent guaranteed a playoff berth if we win," said Sidney head football coach Chris Koozer, adding, "but if we lose against Mitchell, it's going to be really hard for us to get into the playoffs."

The 5-and-3 Red Raiders have momentum coming off a 14-to-12 victory over the Chase County Longhorns last Friday, but now have to face a 4-and-4 Mitchell squad on the road also fighting for a playoff spot.

The Red Raiders hope their defense continues its' reliable play when it faces a Tigers offense that threatens both on the ground and in the air. Mitchell junior quarterback Blake...



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