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Raiders to face Lovejoy in fight for first in 10-5A

by | Oct 14, 2015 | Sports

Evan Ghormley/The Wylie News Eno Benjamin bursts through the Prosper defense during last Friday's one-point victory.

Evan Ghormley/The Wylie News
Eno Benjamin bursts through the Prosper defense during last Friday’s one-point victory.

By Greg Ford
Sports Editor
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Wylie East escaped last Friday with a 32-31 come-from-behind triumph at Prosper.

While the Raiders may have survived by the skin of their teeth, the victory counts just as much in the win column as a 30-point rout.

More importantly, it improved East’s record to 3-0 in District 10-5A and tied them with Lovejoy for first place. That’s a team the Raiders have never defeated, and one which they’ll host 7:30 p.m. Friday at Wylie Stadium for Homecoming.

“Being 4-0 is the only thing we’re focused on,” head coach Joe Lepsis said. “We’ve got the chance to be 4-0 in the district. That’s really all we’re going to focus on this week.”

(To view the entire article, check out the Oct. 14 of The Wylie News)

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