Valley Christian and Geraldine-Highwood prepare for 6-a-side game at Washington-Grizzly Stadium
MISSOULA – Six-a-side football meets the Big Sky Conference.
Valley Christian and Geraldine-Highwood football teams will meet in a 6-a-side clash at Washington-Grizzly Stadium on September 3, Valley Christian football coach Jim Cissell and athletic director told MTN Sports on Thursday afternoon. Brian Becker.
According to Cissell, the game will be the first 6-a-side football game ever held at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. For Valley Christian, this will be the first 6-a-side game in Missoula, as the Eagles normally play Alberton but also played Victor last year.
“For 6-Man, being able to play at Washington-Grizzly Stadium is huge for our kids and for our program to be the first, these are sown prayers being finally answered for us,” Cissell said. “For a small school to play at Washington-Grizzly Stadium, it’s going to be fantastic for the players and the 6-player teams as a whole. Geraldine-Highwood is a historic program. For us to be able to play for the first time. , it’s huge. We can’t wait to be there. “
“We are thrilled to help provide this opportunity for young student-athletes from Geraldine-Highwood and Valley Christian,” added Becker. “The Friday night lights at Washington-Grizzly Stadium aren’t getting any better.”
Both Cissell and Becker have said that Valley Christian is the only 6-player program in the immediate area, the game may also be the first 6-player contest ever held in the town of Missoula.
Montana sporting director Kent Haslam has also confirmed the match’s lineup with MTN Sports.
Valley Christian will open the 2021 season on the road at Custer-Hysham before returning for the game against Geraldine-Highwood. The Montana Grizzlies open the Big Sky Conference season on September 4 in Washington.