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West Lyon to Play For Class A Football Title Thursday

footballTop ranked and unbeaten West Lyon will meet BGM Brooklyn at the UNI Dome for the Class A title Thursday afternoon. Opening kick off is set for 1:36pm.

Both West Lyon and BGM come in at 13-0 with BGM ranked second in the Radio Iowa Poll much of the year.

The Bears feature a pair of thousand yard rushers with Jack Kline running for 1,811 yards and 32 touchdowns. Kyle Gritsch has run for 1,064 yards and 22 touchdowns. Quarterback Bryan Kriegel has passed for over a thousand yards with a year to date total of 1,400 yards with 14 touchdowns against 7 interceptions.

The Wildcats of West Lyon counter with one thousand yard rusher but four backs who have scored over 10 touchdowns or more. Caleb Heyer leads the way with 1,256 yards and 19 touchdowns. Fullback Bennet Feuchtenberger has rushed for 983 yards and 10 touchdowns. Running back Kyle Groeneweg and quarterback Brandon Snyder have rushed for 11 touchdowns each with Snyder passing for 501 yards and 10 touchdowns against just 2 interceptions.

Looking at the team numbers West Lyon has rushed for 4,405 yards with 59 touchdowns averaging 7.2 yards per carry.

BGM Brooklyn has rushed for 3,290 yards and 64 touchdowns averaging 7.4 yards per carry.

It’s the sixth trip to the finals for West Lyon seeking their fourth State Title. The Bears will be making their first appearance in a football championship game.

 

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