Gameday CentralBy THE STAR-HERALD,
KOSCIUSKO (1-7, 0-3) AT LEAKE CENTRAL (3-6, 0-3)
7 p.m. at Carthage
SERIES: The Whippets are 4-1 over the last five years in the series with the last Leake Central win coming in 2011, a 32-29 overtime win for the Gators. The Whippets defeated the Gators 32-7 in their last matchup in 2015.
LAST WEEK: The Whippets fell to Caledonia last week by a score of 31-14 while Leake Central fell to the Houston Hilltoppers 42-14.
SCOUTING REPORT: The Gators are 29-of-93 through the air on the season for 463 yards with six touchdowns and eight interceptions. Leake Central has gained 1676 yards on the ground on 353 carries with 12 touchdowns. In their last contest this past Friday night, the Gators fell 42-14 to the Houston Hilltoppers, who are tied for first-place in Region 4-4A. Defensively, the Gators have amassed 58 TFL’s on the year with three total sacks while intercepting 10 passes and recovering nine fumbles. Leake Central has also blocked two punts and two field goals on the year as well. The Gators have scored 139 total points on the year while giving up 211 and the Whippets have scored 113 points on the year while giving up 221 total points. The Whippets have been outscored in region play 93-29 while the Gators have been outscored 125-38.
ETHEL (4-4, 3-2) AT MCADAMS (2-6, 2-3)
7 p.m. at McAdams
LAST WEEK: The Tigers are coming off a 46-16 trouncing of the Montgomery County Hornets while the Bulldogs are coming off their first win against Durant in over 30 years. The Bulldogs won that contest 28-19 and will be looking to even their region record this Friday night when they face the Ethel Tigers.
OVERVIEW: The Ethel Tigers have been outscored in region play 122-108 while the Bulldogs have been outscored 176-90.
DURANT (1-7, 1-4) AT FRENCH CAMP (2-7, 2-3)
7 p.m. at French Camp
LAST WEEK: The Tigers are coming off a 28-19 loss to McAdams, while French Camp has dropped their last three games since a 47-0 win over McAdams in week six.
OVERVIEW: The Tigers have been outscored 99-218 over the season, while the Panthers have been outscored 149-269.