PIERCE – After knocking out a top 10 opponent in double overtime at home, the Wayne High football team is gearing up for a top 10 road match up.
WHS jumped into the rankings of the Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World Herald to #9 after winning 30-28 in double overtime over then #9 Columbus Lakeview.
The opponent on hand will be #1/#2 Pierce who sits 4-0 for a Friday night showdown to open district competition. The Bluejays recently defeated #8 (LSJ) Columbus Scotus 50-21 in Columbus.
The closest game in recent history saw Pierce top Wayne 28-26 in Wayne during the 2016 season.
Join Sports Director, Aaron Scheffler and color commentary from Brady Bristol on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and online at waynedailynews.com. Pregame coverage is set for 6:45 p.m.
Thursday area games:
@ Norfolk: Omaha South VS Norfolk
@ Randolph: Hartington-Newcastle VS Randolph
Friday area games:
@ Allen: Bloomfield VS Allen
@ Blair: South Sioux City VS Blair
@ Cedar Bluffs: Emerson-Hubbard VS Cedar Bluffs
@ Clarkson/Leigh: Pender VS Clarkson/Leigh
@ Crofton: Norfolk Catholic VS Crofton
@ Hartington Cedar Catholic: Ponca VS Hartington Cedar Catholic
@ Laurel-Concord-Coleridge: Neligh-Oakdale VS Laurel-Concord-Coleridge
@ Lutheran High Northeast: Howells-Dodge VS Lutheran High Northeast
@ Omaha Nation: Wakefield VS Omaha Nation
@ Riverside: Winside VS Riverside
@ West Point-Beemer: Wahoo VS West Point-Beemer
@ Wisner-Pilger: Guardian Angels Central Catholic VS Wisner-Pilger