The Metro Christian Patriots (1-1) go on the road in a non-conference matchup against the Holland Hall Dutch (2-0) on Friday, September 18th at 7:00 pm. This is a rivalry game between two Oklahoma private schools only 5 1/2 miles apart. Holland Hall leads the series 14-6.
The Metro Christian Academy Patriots, coached by Jared McCoy, are the defending Oklahoma Class 2A champions. The Patriots finished the 2019 season with a perfect 15-0 record and defeated Holland Hall in week three 35-13.
Coming into this game, Metro Christian is 1-1, after an opening week 34-14 loss to Paris, Texas, and a 44-7 win over Tulsa NOAH. The Patriots return 16 starters from their championship team, but that does not include star quarterback Asher Link who graduated.
The Holland Hall Dutch, coached by Tag Gross moved up from Class 2A to Class 3A. They are looking to avenge their 35-13 loss to the Patriots last season. The Dutch are 30-7 over the last three seasons. Coming into this game, Holland Hall is 2-0 and have outscored their opponents 97-6. They defeated Cascia Hall 49-0 in week one and followed that up with another lopsided 48-6 victory over Casady.
Players to Watch
Metro Christian is led by first-year quarterback Colton Cook, who transferred from Jenks, along with another former Jenks player, WR Malachi Penland. Cook has passed for 400 yards over the first two games. The Patriots defense is led by linebacker Cade Gibson.
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Cade Gibson, 6-1, 178, LB, ’21, Metro Christian@CadeGibson1
***Top and tough aggressive tackler
🏈A top returning tackler for 2019 state champs
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— Six Star Football Oklahoma (@6starfootballOK) August 23, 2020
For Holland Hall, defensive end Owen Ostroski came into this season with 263 career tackles and 29 and a half sacks. He had offers from Central Arkansas, Dartmouth, Lehigh, Princeton, and Richmond, but committed this week to Army. He began the season with 9 solo tackles and a forced fumble against Cascia Hall.
— Wallace Clark (@wallaceclark7) July 25, 2019
Dutch QB Wallace Clark is committed to the University of Oklahoma to play baseball. So far this season, football is going pretty well for him. Clark has completed 20-of-30 passes for 480 yards/8 TDs. He threw four touchdown passes against Cascia Hall and followed that up with four more TD passes against Casady in week two.