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District 9-4A: Frisco Wakeland vs. Frisco Liberty
Class 4A No. 5 Frisco Wakeland (7-1, 5-0 in District 9-4A) vs. No. 3 Frisco Liberty (8-0, 5-0), 7 p.m. Friday at Pizza Hut Park
Plenty of offense will be on display when these two teams meet. And fans of both the running game and the passing game will have reason to watch.
Liberty running back Jay Ajayi (committed to Boise State) leads all area 4A players in scoring with 28 touchdowns and is second in rushing with 1,553 yards.
Wakeland does most of its damage through the air. Senior quarterback Tyler Kirkindoll is first among area 4A passers with 27 touchdowns and is second in passing yards with 2,279. He has thrown at least one touchdown pass to nine different receivers.
Both teams have clinched a playoff berth. But the District 9-4A title may be on the line. Frisco Wakeland Statistical Comparison (per game avg.) Frisco Liberty 437.0 Total Offense 438.8 147.9 Rushing Offense 304.0 289.1 Passing Offense 134.8 38.5 Scoring Offense 47.9 295.1 Total Defense 269.9 131.9 Rushing Defense 149.4 163.3 Passing Defense 120.5 17.8 Scoring Defense 16.5
Others to watch:
Class 5A No. 8 Skyline (6-2, 5-0 in District 9-5A) at Lake Highlands (6-2, 5-0), 7:30 p.m. Friday
Class 4A No. 18 Rich. Pearce (4-4, 3-2 in District 10-4A) at No. 14 Wylie (5-3, 3-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday
Small Private Schools No. 1 FW Country Day (9-0, 5-0 in SPC Div. II) at No. 2 FW Trinity Valley (6-3, 5-0), 7:30 p.m. Friday