In high school football action tonight, class 1A second ranked Pekin plays host to West Branch in an early showdown in district six.Pekin coach Tom Stone says to win the game they have to stay error free when it comes to turnovers. He says they have to play good sound defense and he says their special teams have to play better than West Branch’s special teams.Stone expects both teams to be ready to play, and says it should be fun and exciting. Also in 1A, third ranked Dike-New Hartford visits Wapsie Valley in district four. After back-to-back heartbreaking losses Wapsie Valley is fighting for its playoff life and Dike-New Hartford coach Tom Wilson expects to meet a motivated foe. He says they’re looking to get back on the winning track and are very athletic and well coached. Wilson says the keys for his team are doing a good job at the line of scrimmage and controlling the quarterback.
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