When the postseason - and all the pressure that comes along with it - is just around the corner, even 7-1 teams can use a little boost of confidence.
And fortunately, the Vandalia football team got a much-needed shot of self-esteem Friday at Mark Greer Field with a 33-18 "Senior Night" win over Carlinville.
Much like it did last year, the Vandals entered Week 9 in great shape record-wise, but struggling offensively.
Unlike last year, coach John Stout's team emerged from its offensive funk just in time to enter postseason play with a much better mindset.
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