SIBLEY – By halftime of Friday night’s first-round playoff game, the dream was over for Lakeside. But what a dream it was for the Warriors, their re-invigorated fanbase and first-year head coach Jason McClendon.
Lakeside (7-4) was beaten handily by the Independence Tigers 56-16. Playing without Chase Mitchell and Logan McIver, the heart and soul of the Warrior offense and defense, respectively, there was not enough firepower for Lakeside to match scores with Independence, led by stud running back Anthony McClain.
The Warriors and their highflying offense were only able to score twice, putting their first points on the board shortly before