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High school football: Class 5A quarterfinal capsule, Airline vs. Zachary


Friday’s game

Class 5A quarterfinal

Zachary vs. Airline

WHERE/WHEN: M.D. Ray Field at Airline Stadium, 7
RECORDS: Airline 9-3, Zachary 10-2
SEEDS: Airline No. 12, Zachary No. 4
ROAD TO QUARTERFINALS: Airline defeated No. 21 Rummel 35-7 and No. 5 St. Amant 35-28; Zachary defeated No. 29 Mandeville 38-0 and No. 13 John Ehret 38-0
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings have won six in a row … Senior WR Coby McGee rushed five times for 93 yards and a TD and caught seven passes for 127 yards and two TDs last week … McGee has accounted for 1,152 yards (791 receiving, 361 rushing) this season … Senior RB Cameron Davis has rushed for 829 yards and 13 TDs and caught 19 passes for 202 yards … Senior DL Matt Salinas returned an interception for a touchdown last week … Airline is in the quarterfinals for the first time since 2012
ZACHARY NOTES: Broncos have won seven in a row … Zachary is making its fifth straight appearance in the quarterfinals and looking for its fourth straight semifinal berth … Broncos lost to West Monroe 35-14 in the semifinals last season after winning 2015 state title … Zachary’s losses were to Catholic of Baton Rouge 24-12 in Week 2 and University Lab 26-7 in Week 5 … Zachary won the District 4-5A title with a 5-0 record … Broncos have allowed just 13 points in their last six games … Keilon Brown completed six of eight passes for 234 yards and three TDs last week … Darweshi Sanders rushed for 177 yards on 10 carries

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