Kickoff weekend begins at Bronx high schools
It?s kickoff weekend around the Bronx, and two of the Bronx?s biggest high school football teams are opening their season against Brooklyn teams.
Preseason favorite Lehman will face a very familiar foe, the South Shore Vikings. The Lions beat the Vikings 28-26 in the first round of the playoffs last season. Lehman has won the last three meetings between the schools since 2004. According to Lehman coach Carmine Colasanto, the matchup is a battle of David and Goliath.
Meanwhile, the Kennedy Knights are set to face off against Brooklyn Tech. The Knights were ranked seventh in a preseason poll. The game marks the first meeting between the schools in five years. The Knights are led by junior quarterback Ozzie Garcia.