Oregon piled up the yardage in a 41-30 loss last week to Mount Horeb/Barneveld, but got a 200-yard game out of Keion Szudy to lead the way. Now, the Panthers try to bounce back against another top-flight opponent, Monona Grove, on Friday night.
Like MH/B, Monona Grove is an excellent offensive team. The Silver Eagles put up 35 points in one quarter last week en route to a 49-14 victory. Last week, Oregon gave up 41 points and 626 yards, so in addition to keeping up the offensive hot streak, the defense will need to ratchet down against a tough offense.
Oregon coach Dan Kissling is excited about where this team is heading, but recognizes Friday night as a big opportunity for the Panthers: