Duncanville Football In Action Tonight Against South Grand Prairie

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Tonight’s game between the Duncanville Panthers and South Grand Prairie Warriors could set the tone for the playoffs.

Currently Duncanville sits one spot behind SGP in district 7-6A. With DeSoto clearly in the driver’s seat at 6-0, both the Panthers and Warriors come in at 5-1, with SGP holding one more victory in district play. A win tonight could move Duncanville firmly into sole possession of second place.

football_2016_sgoStatistically Duncanville holds the advantage. The Panthers are averaging 35.7 points per game, and only allowing 21.7. The Warriors come in averaging 27.2 ppg, but only allowing 18.3.

As far as yards per game Duncanville holds the advantage on both sides of the ball. The Panthers are racking up an average of 446.3 yards per game, while only allowing 240.5. The Warriors offense averages 346.5 and is only giving up 275.2.

Jaylin Nelson is sitting at 1378 yards on 94 of 148 attempts and has scored 11 passing touchdowns. On the ground Nelson is also leading Duncanville with 394 yards, averaging 5.12 yards per attempt, and has scored 6 rushing touchdowns. Tre Siggers leads all receivers with 39 catches for 453 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Quarterback Nakia Brown, who is 38 of 71 for 699 yards and 9 touchdowns, leads the Warriors. Brown also has thrown only 2 interceptions for the year. Brown is also the leading rusher for the Warriors with 440 yards for 4.89 yards per carry and has 3 rushing touchdowns. The leading receiver for SGP is Lawrence Dixon with 13 catches for 202 yards and 3 touchdowns.

The game is at Grand Prairie’s Gopher-Warrior Bowl with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.