KLST Player of the Week: Knittel scores six touchdowns, propels No. 1 Sterling City to state semifinals

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SAN ANGELO, Texas — Senior running Cross Knittel scored six total touchdowns in No. 1 Sterling City’s 64-32 route of No. 3 Westbrook in the Class 1A Regional Round on Saturday in Colorado City.

Knittel carried the ball 19 times for 195 yards and four rushing touchdowns. The senior also completed all five of his passing attempts for 105 yards and two touchdowns.

Sterling City (13-0) will take on No. 2 Borden County (11-2) on Dec. 4 for a spot in the state championship game. The Eagles beat the Coyotes earlier this season 62-58 back on Sept. 18.

Kickoff from the Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater is set for 5 p.m.


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