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Van tries to break District of Doom curse in 'Game of the Week'

Class 3A Division II Region II
Bi-District Playoff

Van Vandals (9-1)
vs.
Henderson Lions (6-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday
TMF Rose Stadium, Tyler

Coaches
Van: Jared Moffatt
Henderson: Dickey Meeks

Next week: Winner plays Paris North Lamar or Quinlan Ford in a 3A Division II Region II area playoff.

Playmakers

Van

  • RB/DT Syd Moore, Sr., 6-1, 260 (43 carries, 229 yards, 7 TDs; 102 tackles, 30 for loss, 3 sacks, 1 INT)
  • QB Garrett Smallwood, Sr., 6-0, 185 (135 of 230, 1,979 yards, 23 TDs, 11 INTs; 110 carries, 528 yards, 3 TDs)
  • RB Matt Savis, Soph., 5-8, 165 (166 carries, 1,280 yards, 15 TDs; 26 catches, 461 yards, 2 TDs)
  • WR Carson Rucker, Jr., 6-3, 215 (43 catches, 564 yards, 9 TDs)
  • RB/LB Hunter Hopkins, Sr., 6-1,190 (38 carries, 435 yards, 8 TDs; 77 tackles, 7 for loss, 1 sack, 2 INTs, 3 forced fumbles)
  • LB Hunter Redmond (104 tackles, 7 for loss, 1 sack, 2 forced fumbles)
  • LB Bryce Krumvieda (95 tackles, 10 for loss, 2 sacks)
  • DB Layton Myers (30 tackles, 5 INTs, 10 pass breakups)
  • WR Andrew Platter (30 catches, 515 yards, 5 TDs)
  • WR Luke McGowan (22 catches, 307 yards, 4 TDs)

 

Henderson

  • ATH Patrick "Monster" Brown, Sr., 5-10, 175 (22 of 35, 332 yards, 1 TD; 114 carries, 820 yards, 7 TDs; 18 catches, 317 yards, 2 TDs; 26.1 punt return average, 2 TDs)
  • DE Bo Brady, Sr., 6-0, 195 (60 tackles, 23 for loss, 12.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 1 recovery)
  • MLB Jamaal Kind, Sr., 5-10, 185 (89 tackles, 10 for loss, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 2 recoveries)
  • RB Diamante Wright, Sr., 5-11, 175 (166 carries, 738 yards, 11 TDs; 8 catches, 67 yards, 1 TD)
  • OL Nick Siler, Sr., 6-4, 255 (committed to Air Force)
  • QB Janson Moore, Sr. (53 of 95, 836 yards, 10 TDs, 4 INTs; 34 carries, 102 yards, 2 TDs)
  • DB J'Korrie Centers, Sr. (47 tackles, 2 INTs, 2 forced fumbles)
  • WR Jamie Anthony, Sr. (16 catches, 389 yards, 1 TD)
  • LB/DB Kenny McCown, Sr. (45 tackles, 6 for loss, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovery, 3 punt blocks, 1 kick block)
  • DL Brandon Armstrong (43 tackles, 6 for loss, 3 sacks)

Just the facts

  • Van averages 40.6 points per game and allows 23.9.
  • Henderson averages 27.1 points per game and allows 20.2.
  • Van has played four playoff games during the last two seasons (2-2 record).
  • Henderson has played nine playoff games during the last two seasons (8-1 record).

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