What: Class 4 quarterfinal.
When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Watch: Live stream on Prepcasts.com.
Rankings: Ladue, No. 4 Missouri Media Class 4.
Up next: Winner of Parkway Central (11-1) and Rolla (7-5) in a semifinal.
On Ladue: Makes third quarterfinal appearance in last four seasons. Has advanced to state semifinals both times. Won nine in a row after losing two of first three to Fort Zumwalt North and Webster Groves, both Class 5 teams. Only team to beat Parkway Central this season. Averaged 57 points per game over three games in district tournament. Defense has not allowed more than 23 points since win over Parkway Central on Sept. 8. … Return of quarterback Jordan Jackson from preseason knee injury sparked Rams. Jackson has thrown for 1,447 yards, 17 touchdowns and been intercepted five times. He’s rushed for 316 yards and six scores. Rushed for a season-high 124 yards and two touchdowns in win over MICDS. Running back Andrew Hunt has rushed for 1,035 yards and 10 touchdowns. Cameron Meeks has 18 carries but scored seven times. Receiver Dale Chesson has 39 receptions for 807 yards and 11 touchdowns. … Linebacker BJ Buchannon has 79 tackles. Moses Okpala has 48 tackles and eight sacks. Brian Faulkner has 27 tackles and six sacks. Rams have 35 sacks and 14 interceptions.
On Hillsboro: Had lost last three matchups with Cape Central in district championships. Broke through for first quarterfinal appearance since 2012, when it was knocked out by St. Mary’s 37-14. Three losses this season by a combined three points. Dropped four-overtime thriller at Oakville 53-52. Lost 21-20 at Poplar Bluff. Fell 13-12 at MICDS. Has scored at least 30 points in every win this season. … Hawks rely on run-heavy attack. Micheal Keller has rushed for 1,506 yards and 26 touchdowns. Joe Garner has racked up 888 yards and 15 touchdowns. Luke Skaggs has rushed for 938 yards and 12 touchdowns. Quarterback Tyler Isaacson has attempted 76 passes and thrown for 402 yards, five touchdowns and been intercepted once. … Zach Bodaway has 55 tackles. Josep Marschuetz has 51 tackles and two sacks. Chase Green has 27 tackles and three interceptions. Defense has allowed opponents to score 23 points per game.