Cardinals on road for state playoffs tonight

Published 1:04 pm Friday, November 5, 2010

After a tough loss to Christ Church in the region championship game last Friday night, the Landrum football team finds itself on the road in the 1A State Playoffs tonight.

The Cardinals will travel to Calhoun County tonight with hopes to continue their season. The junior-laden team has shown tremendous promise this season and has shown an electric offense that can take over a game at any time.

The Cardinals will turn to its playmakers tonight to keep the season alive. Junior quarterback Brandon Cannon is the gas that makes the Cardinals offense fly. Cannon has thrown for over 1,800 yards and has run for over 600 yards. Hell need big target Tyler Logan to haul in some big passes tonight. On the ground, the Cardinals will hope to get Cole McDowell and Peyton McCarter going early.

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Defensively, the Cardinals have relied on leading tackler Antonio Barron to cause some major disruption.

The Saints run a high-scoring spread offense that is 5-0 at home this season. Their backs are against the wall, but the Cardinals have a lot of talent that is capable of an upset.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.