Friday Night Spotlight: Zumwalt East Battles Washington in GAC Central Clash

In other action: Zumwalt South takes on Holt, Howell Central faces Francis Howell and Lutheran goes up against Missouri Military.

Week 8 is here and there's some big matchup on the schedule this week as we enter the second half of the season. Let's see what games are going down for the St. Peters schools. Fort Zumwalt East (5-2) vs. Washington (4-3)at 7 p.m.The last time Zumwalt East suffered a loss, the Lions went on a four-game winning streak. That Week 3 loss was the Lions only defeat of the season. That is, until last week. In Week 7 the Lions lost to Holt, snapping a winning streak and dropping the team from first in the GAC Central standings.Following the loss, East is tied with its Week 8 challenger, Washington, for second place in the confernce. At just 4-3 on the season, the Blue Jays have done well in confernce play with a 2-1 record. Fort Zumwalt East LionsWashington Blue JaysRecord5-2 (2-1)4-3 (2-1)Points For 196233Points Against152187Week 7 Result35-13 loss against Holt14-10 loss against Fort Zumwalt NorthFort Zumwalt South (4-3) vs. Holt (4-3) at 7 p.m.Perhaps it's a good thing for the Holt Indians that Friday's game with Zumwalt South is a conference matchup.In GAC Central play, Holt is a spotless 3-0 and sitting on top of the standings. In all other games, the Indians are a meager 1-3. On the flip side, Zumwalt South had run through non-conference play with a spotless 4-0 record. Inside the conference, however, the Bulldogs are 0-3.Both teams are coming off Week 7 wins. For South, the win against St. Charles West snapped a three-game losing skid.Fort Zumwalt South BulldogsHolt IndiansRecord4-3 (0-3)4-3 (3-0)Points For 176143Points Against181119Week 7 Result27-7 win against St. Charles West35-13 win against Zumwalt EastLutheran High School of St. Charles County (2-5) at Missouri Military Academy (0-7) on Friday at 7 p.m. Win No. 3 for the Lutheran Cougars appears to be in play on Friday. Lutheran will be taking on the Missouri Military Academy Colonels. The Colonels have zero wins on the season and have scored just 28 points in seven games. Yes. Twenty-eight. Lutheran CougarsMMA ColonelsRecord2-5 (1-4)0-7Points For14428Points Against236275Week 7 Result53-6 loss to Cardinal Ritter31-6 loss to Ft. Tolen CatholicFrancis Howell Central (1-6) vs. Francis Howell (7-0) on Friday at 7 p.mOn paper Howell Central may be facing this weeks biggest mismatch. The Spartans, with just one win, will be facing a team without any losses. Howell Central will face rival Francis Howell at home. The Vikings are unbeaten on the year and have allowed just 45 points in seven games--that's just 6.4 points per contest. Central, meanwhile, has given up 207 points on the season--almost as many points as the high-powered Vikings have scored (222).Francis Howell Central SpartansFrancis Howell VikingsRecord1-6 (1-2)7-0 (4-0)Points For150222Points Against20745Week 7 Result39-14 loss to Zumwalt West42-7 win against Timberland


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