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High school football tripleheader kicks off Saturday at Memorial Stadium

Charlotte Christian quarterback Garrett Shrader and the Knights will face Charlotte Catholic in the final game of Saturday night’s “Kickoff Night” tripleheader at Memorial Stadium.
Charlotte Christian quarterback Garrett Shrader and the Knights will face Charlotte Catholic in the final game of Saturday night’s “Kickoff Night” tripleheader at Memorial Stadium. WWW.MICZEKPHOTO.COM

Saturday’s “Kickoff Night” high school football games at Memorial Stadium, with records listed from 2015 season:

Charlotte Latin (8-4) vs. Providence (5-7), 2 p.m.: The Hawks are loaded, with 13 returning starters. Providence is seeking a high-powered offense this season.

Charlotte Country Day (3-7) vs. Myers Park (7-6), 5 p.m.: Country Day’s defense kept the Bucs in games last year. Myers Park has seven starters back on its explosive offense.

Charlotte Catholic (15-0) vs. Charlotte Christian (7-4), 8 p.m.: Catholic returns 13 starters from a 4A state championship team. The Knights counter with a strong offense, led by quarterback Garrett Shrader and running back Justus Woods.

Steve Lyttle

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