SHICKLEY – For both teams, an undefeated season is at stake. They are also trying to separate themselves for playoff seeding. Currently, BDS is #2 in the Class D2 standings, but eighth in wildcard points. Falls City Sacred Heart is #3 in the standings, and three in wildcard points. They battle it out live on NCN 21 on Friday night in Shickley.
The visiting Irish have only gotten better since their opening win over Lourdes Central Catholic. They trailed 18-0 at the half and came back to win, 34-30. Since, they have outscored their opponents, 230-38. If they can get past BDS, they play Pawnee City and Sterling to wrap up the year. They are both 1-4 on the season.
The Eagles also had a test to open their season. They defeated 5-1 Osceola by 30, 72-42. If they can beat the Irish, they have a matchup with Meridian, who is 1-4, next week. They will have another showdown to end their season, as they travel to undefeated Lawrence-Nelson.
BDS and Falls City Sacred Heart are both 5-0 this season, but one team can only win and one team has to lose. Tune in live at 6:45 to NCN 21 to watch the game. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.