travels to the Edward Jones Dome on Saturday to face Eureka at 6:30 p.m. It’ll be the first time the Tigers have played in the dome for more than eight years.
The Tigers (1-2) have something to prove after . They lost their first two games by one touchdown and one point, games coach Arlee Conners said could have been turned into wins.
The Wildcats are also 1-2, with losses against Lafayette and CBC—two ranked teams.
Tiger quarterback Andy Oliver is 21 for 47 with 247 yards on the season. He’s backed by Moe LaGrand, who’s rushed for 282 yards so far.
Avion Stevenson was key in the win over Lindbergh, catching the touchdown that put the Tigers over the Flyers.
After Eureka, the Tigers will travel to the No. 6-ranked Lafayette High School Sept. 21.
If Oakville beats Eureka, it’ll give the Tigers a boost of confidence for the game against Mehlville in October. When the Panthers faced the Wildcats last week, they fell 44-2.
That marked two straight losses for the team after beating Northwest the first game of the season.
Dwayne Lewis leads the team in rushing yards with 124 in 26 attempts. On defense, Greg VonderHaar has 14 tackles followed by Matt Ladd’s 10.
Mehlville faces Fox on Friday at 7 p.m. in Warrior territory.
Fox (2-1) has beaten Northwest and Seckman. Their only loss came against Rockwood Summit Aug. 31.
In their win over Northwest, five different Fox players found the end zone, including running back Tyler Giunta, who ran in the first two touchdowns of the evening.
The game is scheduled for kickoff at 7 p.m. at and will be covered by Patch. Look for photos and a story to follow.