When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Poly’s Lumsden-Scott Stadium
Outlook: Off to its second straight 4-0 start, the Knights (3-0 Division I) face their biggest challenge of the season. Last Friday, City throttled Lake Clifton, 48-0, scoring all its points in the first half. The Knights have outscored their opponents, 140-14.
Junior quarterback Steffin Wilkens and junior running back Tyrell Siler-moore leads City’s ground attack. The Knights haven’t allowed a touchdown in its last nine quarters, thanks to the efforts of senior linebackers Tre James and Diamante Fox.
Dunbar (2-1 Division I) celebrated homecoming with a 47-6 demolishment of Mervo. Jaquan Holt, Terrance Williams,Coleman Blackston and Deontay McManus each scored second half touchdowns for the Poets. Dunbar has outscored its last two opponents, 71-14, since dropping a 32-20 decision to No. 15 Patterson in week two.
Last season, Dunbar handed City its first loss, 22-0, scoring all its points after halftime asMcManus had a 37-yard catch and run for touchdown. The Poets have won the last three meetings.