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Posted On: 11/14/20 4:00 PM

Mid-November in Missouri means the leaves are almost all turned and the weather dips into freezing temperatures. While the climate may change in the atmosphere, the action on the football fields is heating up as the contestants get narrowed down. Multiple schools won district championships Friday and these are some of the players who were difference-makers.


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QB Seth MarcioneSethMarcione6'2" | QBDeSmet Jesuit | 2022StateMO, Junior, DeSmet Jesuit (6’2, 190) The junior, who didn’t even start at the beginning of the season, has taken tight control of the Spartans’ offensive reins. In the district championship game, Marcione threw for 323 yards. But his most impressive play was a 41-yard scamper down the middle of the field where the bruising runner simply would not go down. Maybe its from being around RBs Taj ButtsTajButts5'11" | RBDeSmet Jesuit | 2021StateMO and Rico BarfieldRicoBarfield6'0" | RBDeSmet Jesuit | 2021StateMO, but Marcione had his offensive linemen going crazy as he drug defenders to the end zone. Marcione is a productive runner, has good touch on short to intermediate throws and is calm in the pocket. As he adds strength, his deep passing accuracy will improve. His play on Friday should

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