Lyle/Pacelli at Lanesboro football preview

Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Lanesboro

Records: L/P is 3-4 overall, 2-3 in the East Division of the Southern Confederacy. Lanesboro is 5-2 overall, 3-2 in the East Division

Last game: L/P won 44-20 over Madelia on Friday night. Lanesboro lost 34-15 to Houston.

Last meeting: Lanesboro won last year 41-8 at Art Hass Stadium in Austin.

L/P notes: The Athletics have to win to get into the four-five playoff game and avoid a return trip to Lanesboro for the first round of the section. The Athletics are 0-2 all-time against Lanesboro as both were home games but neither were played at the old Lyle Field.


Lanesboro notes: The Burros are two-time defending Section One, Nine-Man champs and the defending division champions.

Quote: "Our B-squad has played at the Lanesboro field twice, but not many of the guys on the varsity," L/P coach Mark Buntje said of his team’s first trip to the scenic stadium in the Root River Valley. "It’s a nice field and we’re looking forward to playing a competitive game. "

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