Hickory vs. Slippery Rock, 11/15

2014 District 10 Class AA Football Playoffs: Semifinal
Saturday, November 15 at 7 pm at Slippery Rock University
Hickory (8-2) vs. Slippery Rock (11-0)

Regular Season Meeting
Sept. 26 – Slippery Rock, 14-7
…Hickory was held to 203 yards of total offense, an average of 3.6 yards per offensive play from scrimmage. The Hornets turned the ball over 3 times in their 14-7 loss to the Rockets.

Slippery Rock has been put to the test by the remaining three teams in the District 10 playoffs (Greenville, Sharon, Hickory). In those contests, the Rockets have won by an average margin of 9 points. In their other eight games, Slippery Rock has won by an average margin of 34 points.

Hickory jumped out to a 4-0 start before stumbling against Slippery Rock (14-7) and Greenville (13-10) in back-to-back weeks. However, since their mishap with Greenville, the Hornets have averaged 44.5 points and have won four straight.

District Championship History
Hickory: 6 championships (1 runner-up)
Slippery Rock: 2 championships (1 runner-up)

Points Scored: Slippery Rock, 38.5; Hickory, 34.6
Points Allowed: Hickory, 8.0; Slippery Rock, 11.5

Hickory: Bill Brest, 5th season (51-11)
Slippery Rock: Brendan Hathaway, 8th season (54-23)

Winner to play for the District 10 Championship next week against the winner of Sharon/Greenville

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