Scoreboard

No Event
Fri Nov 09
Final
14 Good Counsel
30 at DeMatha Catholic
PG Sports and Learning Complex
Fri Nov 09
Final
0 Archbishop Carroll
48 at St. Mary's Ryken
St. Mary's Ryken
Sat Nov 10
Final
24 Gonzaga College
14 at St. John's College
Fernandez Stadium (SJC)
Sun Nov 18
Final
6 Bishop O'Connell
43 at St. Mary's Ryken
Catholic University of America
Sun Nov 18
Final
46 Gonzaga College
43 at DeMatha Catholic
Catholic University of America
View Full Schedule

WCAC set for a big Friday under the lights, as St. John’s faces Good Counsel

WCAC set for a big Friday under the lights, as St. John’s faces Good Counsel

By the time Good Counsel finished its practice Tuesday night, the field was so dark that the white lace on the football seemed invisible. The coaching staff gathered the players, who all kneeled and looked at them with eyes so determined that their gaze was palpable amid the darkness. The coaches told them to grasp the moment and that it was their opportunity to shine.

After beating No. 5 Gonzaga, 38-31, last Saturday to open Washington Catholic Athletic Conference play, No. 2 Good Counsel couldn't have asked for a better situation to seize the moment — facing No. 1 St. John's under Friday night lights.

The last time the top two teams in the rankings squared off was two years ago when DeMatha faced St. John's. This year's matchup, played at Catholic University at 7 p.m., will be more scrutinized with a national cable audience on ESPN2. With the hype intensified, a costly mistake could be witnessed by millions of people, but the players are keeping it cool.

 

Click HERE to read the rest of the article from The Washington Post.

 

Click HERE to watch the Gonzaga vs DeMatha game for free.