By TYLER HENRY
Salina Publish contributor
The Salina Liberty will be back again in motion tonight as the crew travels to Gillette Wyoming for a matchup with the Mustangs tonight at 8pm.
Wyoming enters this game at 1-1 following slipping to Dodge Metropolis 20-18 in the team’s CIF debut past 7 days whilst Salina will come in at 3-.
The Liberty have been rolling to get started their time, outscoring opponents by 50 factors via the teams first two game titles, and earning it exceptionally tough for the relaxation of the league to put points on the board.
“Our protection hasn’t been a surprise but it’s unquestionably a person of the factors I’m the most very pleased of,” Liberty head coach Heron O’Neal explained. “We understood they would be fantastic but we’re surely loving the rookies that have occur in and performed nicely for us on that facet of the ball.”
That stout Salina protection will will need to be on entire display screen this week as the Mustangs boast a roster with two reliable quarterbacks in Faustino Saucedo Jr. and David Perkins.
“Offensively they have two quarterbacks that can make every single single toss,” O’Neal mentioned. “They’re cellular and they have some men that they can throw the soccer to. Their receiving corps is just one of the far better kinds in the league and their offensive line is in all probability the major in the league.”
On the other facet of the ball, the Liberty will will need to continue to be sharp on offense, following 52 and 39 stage performances in the team’s initial two league online games.
A huge rationale for the Liberty’s offensive achievement has been star managing back Tracy Brooks, who qualified prospects the league in speeding yards for every game, 30-yards crystal clear of the future greatest back in the CIF.
“Tracy is playing like the all league managing back that walked off that subject in 2019, perhaps even far better,” he explained. “His eyesight has improved, he’s bigger and a lot more physical and I would say he’s more rapidly side to facet.”
In addition to Brooks, Salina has identified their sign caller with Tyrie Adams having in excess of and acquiring achievement at quarterback.
“His poise has amazed me,” O’Neal stated. “He’s never rattled and I enjoy the way the crew gravitates towards him and the way he interacts with everyone on the crew. I consider he’s only scratching the area of what he’s heading to be as we get him a lot more reps in our program.”
Inspite of the reality that this is the 1st season in the league for Wyoming, the Mustangs will give a tall task for the Liberty tonight on the again conclusion of a 12-hour bus journey to Gillette.
“They’re going to be a formidable examination for us,” he stated. “They’re likely major the league in attendance selling out their arena just about every sport so which is likely to be challenging to offer with. It’s heading to be challenging for us to get out of there with a earn but that is what we’re heading there to do.”
Kickoff in between the Liberty and Mustangs is established for 8pm in Gillette and the match can be heard on KINA (910 AM or 107.5 FM) on Eagle Radio.