Fairland at Rock Hill
KEY: Rock Hill will have to control the clock and keep the ball out of the hands of Fairland QB Chance Short who continues to play well despite the Dragons 0-7 start.
NOTE: The Dragons won 27-0 last year in a game closer than expected.
Lucasville Valley at South Point
KEY: South Point’s defense msut stop the Indians’ offense. Lucasville Valley QB Bryan Rolfe was just 4 of 11 for 50 yards in last week’s 34-20 loss at Portsmouth West. RBs Blake Howard ran 13 times for 107 yards and Alex Loop had 80 yards on 13 tries.
NOTE: Valley (6-1) had its 36-game regular season winning streak snapped last week in the loss to Portsmouth West. Valley won 62-29 in last year’s meeting.
VIDEO GAME OF THE WEEK
Ohio University Southern is televising an area high school football game of the week. The games will be on the Ironton Tribune website and OKTV Channel 25.
The remainder of the schedule: Fairland-Rock Hill Oct. 17; South Point-Coal Grove Oct. 24; Raceland-Ironton Oct. 31.