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Football preview: Lambert at West Forsyth
Longhorns, Wolverines bring contrasting styles to region showdown
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LAMBERT AT WEST FORSYTH

When, where: Tonight, 7:30 p.m., at The Den in Cumming.

Records, rankings: Lambert is 5-4 overall, 4-2 in Region 6-AAAAAA and unranked; West is 7-2, 5-1 and unranked.

Series history: West leads 1-0.

Last meeting: West won 17-16 in 2012.

What to know: Much is at stake against the Longhorns and Wolverines. Lambert can guarantee itself a playoff spot with a win, or could finish anywhere from third to fifth in the region with a loss. West, meanwhile, is already in but looking lock up second place for good.

Lambert has to be worried about a West offense that’s rolling behind quarterback Hampton McConnell (1,491 passing, 714 rushing, 20 TDs) and running back Trevor O’Brien (846 rushing, 12 TDs). West has to be worried about a Lambert defense led by linebacker Dillon Alexander (38 tackles, 7 sacks) and cornerback Jeremy Johnson (63 tackles, 6 INTs).