Undefeated Webster City Clashes With Sergeant Bluff-Luton Friday
Webster City football is unbeaten this season after a 2nd half come back that lifted them to a 41-29 win over Mason City in the 2nd round of the playoffs last week. Webster City’s average margin of victory is nearly 28 points per game. A key to their success is their running attack that averages 350 rushing yards per game behind a physical offensive line. Last week in the win, they ran for over 300 yards despite leading rusher Trey Mathis leaving the game in the 1st half with an injury. Sources say that Mathis is expected to play this week when Webster City hosts Sergeant Bluff-Luton in the 3rd round. Sergeant Bluff comes in with a record of 6-2 with losses to Spencer and a one loss Lewis Central team. Both of those teams are still alive in the playoffs as well. Spencer is the one common opponent for these two teams as Webster City opened the season with a win against them. The game Friday, between Webster City and Sergeant Bluff-Luton promises to be a styles clash. The Lynx are led by their run heavy offense and Sergeant Bluff QB Tyler Smith has thrown for over 1,600 yards, with 21 TD’s and just 3 picks on the season. To give you an idea of the contrasting styles, Smith has completed over 3 times as many passes as Webster City has attempted this season and Webster City averages twice as many yards on the ground per game. Before this season, the last undefeated regular season for Webster City was 2015. Their season that year ended with a loss in the State Quarterfinals to Sergeant Bluff-Luton.