Orono vs. John Bapst Tonight on 92.9 The Ticket
The LTC enters the final week of the regular season with a Thursday night game between two teams fighting for one playoff spot.Only four teams make the playoffs this season, Orono and John Bapst will take the field tonight knowing the winner is in and the loser is out. MCI and Bucksport have locked up the top two spots and Mattanawcook Academy is likely the fourth seed. Based on the crab tree index, the winner of tonight's game will get the third seed. This of course is assuming that all the favorites win their games this week.
Tonight's game will be played in Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine which has become a yearly event when these two teams meet. Bapst comes in with a 5-2 record while Orono stands at 4-3. Dan O'Connell's Crusaders feature the running of Jackson Leonard who has racked up 1,302 yards and 15 touchdowns. Orono will also keep the ball on the ground but use a trio of backs including Matt Fowler (578 yards), Keenan Collett (503 yards), and Tom Lucy (403 yards). Sophomore quarterback Jackson Coutts has also thrown for 546 yards and 6 touchdowns.
Kickoff is at 7pm and you can hear the game live on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket, 929theticket.com, and on our free mobile app from Radio Pup.