Perhaps the biggest help to Horton’s defense though could be the deluge of rain in the forecast. Horton said he hopes the rain continues well into the night to hamstring the Pioneers’ passing game and give his team an even bigger home-field advantage.
“I’ve got a team that’s built for mud,” he said. “I’m like the rest of the town, I’m praying for rain, but maybe for some different reasons (Friday) anyway.”
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