The Fowler High School football team will have a tough task ahead of it this coming Saturday as the Grizzlies will host top-ranked Sedgwick County in the eight-man football quarterfinals on Saturday.

Kickoff is at 1 p.m. at Vibber Field.

About Fowler

Fowler currently has nine wins and only one loss and it finished second in the Southern League with a 4-1 record.

Leading the Grizzlies is quarterback Luke Bitter. Bitter has thrown for 824 yards and he has run for 177 more. Quinton Flansca is the leading rusher with 1,081 yards, followed by Brand Sharp with 792.

Zane Denton is Fowler's top receiver as he has 23 catches for 465 yards.

Fowler is averaging 39.1 points and 327.7 yards per game on offense. It has allowed 11.9 points per game.

About Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County is a co-op team involving Julesburg and Revere high schools. The Cougars are 9-0 overall and they won the Plains League with a 5-0 record.

Sedgwick County averages 42.2 points per game on offense and it has allowed 11.1 points per game on defense.

No other statistics on Sedgwick County are available.

Last week

The Grizzlies defeated Springfield 36-14 on the road in the first round of the state playoffs. Sedgwick County defeated McClave 49-0 in Julesburg. Both games were played last Saturday.

Common opponent

The teams have one common opponent in Akron. Both teams defeated the Rams with Fowler winning 22-12 and Sedgwick County winning 48-24. Both games were played in Akron.

Next week

The winner of this game will play the winner of the game between Holly and Caliche in the state semifinals next Saturday. Should the Grizzlies win, they would be on the road regardless of the opponent.