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Panthers should clinch playoff spot by beating PW Friday

by | Oct 20, 2016 | Latest, Sports

Plano East's Jonathan Meadors led the Panthers with 200 yards rushing and three touchdowns during last week's 60-35 win over McKinney. The Panthers look to take a step closer to the postseason this Friday by beating Plano West at Clark Stadium.

Plano East’s Jonathan Meadors led the Panthers with 200 yards rushing and three touchdowns during last week’s 60-35 win over McKinney. The Panthers look to take a step closer to the postseason this Friday by beating Plano West at Clark Stadium.                     (Photo by Tina Lopez

By Greg Ford
Sports Editor
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One win and they’re likely in; Plano East faces that scenario Friday.
Should the Panthers, who are coming off a 60-35 victory last Frdiay over McKinney, defeat Plano West at Clark Stadium, then they will be 4-1 in District 6-6A with just two games left to play: Plano on Friday, Oct. 28 at Kimbrough Stadium and the Oct. 4 regular-season finale versus Allen at Clark.
However, getting that win won’t be easy, even against a Wolves’ team that’s undergoing a tough 2016 season.
“I see a group that has gotten better,” East head coach Joey McCullough said of West. “They lost a lot of good seniors last year. They are young in the secondary … They have had some injuries that have set them back, but I’ve seen them beat a very good McKinney team (38-21) … I see a good team and good players.”
(To view the entire article, check out the Oct. 20 edition of the Murphy Monitor)

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