IL Team of the Week (Week of November 11, 2019)


Lincoln Blue Tigers Football

The Lincoln Blue Tigers undefeated football team outlasted the Excelsior Springs Tigers 41-38 in double overtime Friday, November 8 to advance to the Class 4, District 8 championship game. Junior QB Howard Brown scored both touchdowns in overtime to carry the Blue Tigers to a perfect 11-0 on the year.

Brown now has over 1,000 yards passing and rush­ing, with a combined total of 37 touchdowns, while throwing only 3 interceptions on the year. His backfield partner, senior Mario Woods, Jr., also went over the 1,000 yards rushing mark in the vic­tory over Excelsior Springs.

The Blue Tigers will now play host to Platte County (8-3) Friday, November 15 at 7 PM at Lincoln. (Photo by Kevin Bair)