Sage Hill vs. Brethren Christian

When/where: Tonight, 7 at Clark Field (Long Beach)

Key Lightning: Sr. TB/LB/K Taylor Ross (1,405 yards rushing, 20 TDs); Sr. OL/DL T.J. Danner (65 tackles, three sacks); Jr. WR-DB Taylor Petty (32 catches for 589 yards, three TDs).

Key Warriors: Jr. QB/CB Samuel Franklin (569 yards passing, five TDs, seven INTs; 705 yards rushing and seven TDs); Jr. RB/LB Brandon White (737 yards rushing, nine TDs); Jr. TE/LB Bryant Freese (team-high 64 tackles).

Breakdown: Sage Hill, ranked No. 8 in the CIF Southern Section East Valley Division, will attempt to rebound from a 10-6 loss to rival St. Margaret's in the Academy League opener … The Lightning (6-2, 0-1 in league) can guarantee a playoff berth in the four-team league by winning tonight against Brethren Christian (4-4, 1-0) and at Crean Lutheran next week … Franklin lead's Brethren's attack by accounting for more than 1,200 total yards passing and rushing and 12 total touchdowns … Brethren Christian and Sage Hill have each won four of the teams' eight previous meetings, but Sage Hill has won three of the last four … Clark Field is Brethren Christian's designated home field and tonight is the Warriors' homecoming game.

— Matt Szabo

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