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Friday Night Spotlight: Zumwalt East Looking to Claim GAC Central Supremacy

In other action: Zumwalt South takes on Washington, Lutheran faces O'Fallon Christian and Howell Central squares off with Howell North.

Week 5 is here and there's some big matchup on the schedule this week. Let's see what games are going down for the St. Peters schools. 

Fort Zumwalt South (3-1) vs. Washington (2-2) at 7 p.m.

The perfect season for the Zumwalt South Bulldogs ended in Week 4. After a 3-0 start, the Bulldogs hosted Zumwalt North in the first GAC Central contest of the 2012 season. In a tight contest, the Panthers were able to pull away 21-14 and come away with a win.

South will try and bounce back in Week 5 with yet another conference tilt. Still at home, the Bulldogs will welcome Central rival to Jack Ball Stadium.

Washington comes to St. Peters sporting a 2-2 record. The Blue Jays, like the Bulldogs, are heading into the game off a conference loss. In Week 4, Washington fell to Holt 31-27. 

Fort Zumwalt South Bulldogs

Washington Blue Jays

Record

3-1 (0-1)

2-2 (0-1)

Points For 

98

111

Points Against

59

107

Week 3 Result

21-14 loss to Fort Zumwalt North

31-27 loss to Holt

Fort Zumwalt East (3-1) at Fort Zumwalt North (3-1) at 7 p.m.

The Fort Zumwalt East Lions will hit the road in Week 5 for a big game. Sitting at 3-1 after four games, the Lions will get a chance to claim GAC Central supremacy on Friday night when it takes on the Zumwalt North Panthers. 

Both Zumwalt East and North are coming into Friday's game with identical 3-1 records. East won last week 21-7 against Cape Central and has been backed by a high-power offense that averages more than 24 points a contest. 

North, on the other hand, has won nothing but tight contests. The Panthers, fresh off a 21-14 win against Zumwalt South, has scored 49 points this year and has given up 42. 


Fort Zumwalt East Lions

Fort Zumwalt North Panthers

Record

3-1 (0-0)

3-1 (1-0)

Points For

97

49

Points Against

61

42

Week 3 Result

21-7 win against Cape Central

21-14 win against Fort Zumwalt South

Lutheran High School of St. Charles County (2-2) at O'Fallon Christian (4-0) at 7 p.m. 

After a 2-0 start to the 2012 season, the Lutheran Cougars are now on a two-game losing skid. 

Last week Lutheran lost to JFK 37-14. It was the second straight week the Cougars' defense gave up 37 points. 

In Week 5, Lutheran will take on O'Fallon Christian. The Eagles are 4-0 and have won each game by an average of 34.25 to 10. 


Lutheran Cougars

O'Fallon Christian

Record

2-2 (1-2)

4-0 (0-0)

Points For

78

137

Points Against

95

40

Week 1 Result

37-14 loss to John F. Kennedy

34-26 win against Cardinal Ritter

Francis Howell Central (0-4) vs. Francis Howell North (0-4) at 7 p.m

Someone will get a win Friday night at Howell Central.

The 0-4 Howell Central Spartans will host the 0-4 Howell North Knights. Both the Howell teams have struggled defensively this year. Central has given up 132 points this year and North has given up 168 points.

Francis Howell Central Spartans

Francis Howell North

Record

0-4 (0-1)

0-4 (0-1)

Points For

79

53

Points Against

132

168

Week 1 Result

43-30 loss to Troy

45-7 loss to Francis Howell

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