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Friday Night at a glance

Friday, October 25, 2002

Cape Central at Sikeston

Place, time: Sikeston Public Schools Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Cape Central's Lawrence Brookins (6-1), Sikeston's Charlie Vickery (5-1)

Last year: Cape Central won 32-9

Last week: Cape Central beat Sumner 48-16. Sikeston was idle.

Players to watch: CAPE CENTRAL -- (QB) Mitch Craft, (RB) Monroe Hicks, (LB) Jeremiah Dukes. SIKESTON -- (QB) Blake Outlook: Cape Central will be the Bulldogs' toughest game to date.

Favorite: Cape Central


Parkway Central at Jackson

Place, time: Jackson High School, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Parkway Central's Bob Trowbridge (7-0), Jackson's Carl Gross (2-5)

Last year: Did not play

Last week: Parkway Central beat Lafayette 26-7. Jackson beat Poplar Bluff 27-7.

Players to watch: PARKWAY CENTRAL -- (QB) Tommy Bawden, (RB) David Glickman, (RB) Jermaine House. JACKSON -- (QB) Tyler Profilet, (RB) Stuart McIntosh, (WR) Tyler Boyd.

Outlook: The state ranked Colts will be too much for the Indians.

Favorite: Parkway Central


Perryville at Poplar Bluff-

Place, time: Morrow Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Perryville's Lance Bell (2-5), Poplar Bluff's Mike Dormady (3-4)

Last year: Did not play.

Last week: Perryville beat DeSoto 19-14. Poplar Bluff lost to Jackson 27-7.

Players to watch: PERRYVILLE -- (DL) Sam Zahner, (DE) Eric Brueckner, (RB) Jesse Whistler. POPLAR BLUFF -- (QB) Mark Gum, (WR) Tony Webb, (OL) Chris Smith.

Outlook: Both teams have struggled but the Mules will be too tough at home.

Favorite: Poplar Bluff


Place, time: East Prairie High School, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Caruthersville's Jackie Johnson (1-6), East Prairie's Ken Latham (0-7)

Last year: Caruthersville won 35-6

Last week: Caruthersville lost to Dexter 42-7. East Prairie lost to Charleston 48-15.

Players to watch: CARUTHERSVILLE -- (QB) Rogers VanAusdall, (RB) Jimmy Jackson, (WB) Chris Springer. EAST PRAIRIE -- (QB) Matt Boyer, (RB) Brent Harland, (WR) Dez Johnson. w Outlook: This could be East Prairie's best chance to avoid going winless.

Favorite: Caruthersville


Place, time: Marshall Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Crystal City's Dan Ridgeway (2-5), Charleston's Brent Anderson (2-5)

Last year: Charleston won 37-27

Last week: Crystal City lost to St. Vincent 42-7. Charleston beat East Prairie 48-15.

Players to watch: CRYSTAL CITY -- (QB) Bobby Schembre, (RB) Zac Rundel, (WR) Ricky Wilson. CHARLESTON -- (QB) A.H. Marshall, (RB) Orrice Stanback, (LB) Dadrian Jones.

Outlook: Crystal City poses the biggest threat to end the Bluejays' two-year district championship run.

Favorite: Charleston


Kennett at Dexter

Place, time: Charles Bland Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Kennett's Roland Johnson (3-3), Dexter's Aaron Pixley (5-2)

Last year: Dexter won 28-21

Last week: Kennett was idle. Dexter beat Caruthersville 42-7.

Players to watch: KENNETT -- (RB) Tyree Goolsby, (QB) Dontavis Jones, (RB) Brian Mitchell. DEXTER -- (RB) Matt Burnett, (QB) Preston Clark, (WR) Willie Dooley.

Outlook: A good season so far for Dexter. Kennett has played the role of spoiler in the past.

Favorite: Dexter


Fredericktown at NMCC

Place, time: NMCC High School, 7:00 p.m.

Coaches: Fredericktown's Kent Gibbs (2-5), NMCC's Steve Rogers (2-5).

Last year: NMCC won 35-15 Last week: Fredericktown lost to Park Hills Central 15-12. NMCC lost to Dyersburg 38-20.

Players to watch: FREDERICKTOWN -- (RB) Kyle Stephens, (QB) Kyle Tesreau, (LB) Nick McDaniel.

w Outlook: Fredericktown has yet to beat the Eagles since the two starting playing in 1998.

Favorite: NMCC

Valle at Chaffee

Place, time: Chaffee High School, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Valle's William Palmer (4-3), Chaffee's Alan Horrell (1-6)

Last year: Valle won 43-0

Last week: Valle beat Grandview 24-12. Chaffee lost to Malden 41-0.

Players to watch: VALLE -- (QB) Patrick Odneal, (DE) Zach Wipfler, (LB) Jay Pope. CHAFFEE -- (QB) Sam Burnett, (RB) Zac Horman, (RB) Brandon Davis.

Outlook: The red-hot Warriors, winners of four straight, will be too much for the Red Devils.

Favorite: Valle


Malden at Portageville

Place, time: Portageville High School, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Malden's Kevin Collier (3-4), Portageville's Jim McKay (5-1)

Last year: Portageville won 20-0 Last week: Malden beat Chaffee 41-0. Portageville lost to Bruceton 28-7.

Players to watch: MALDEN -- (QB) Scott Matthews, (RB) John Sutton, (RB) Jamall Kilgore. PORTAGEVILLE -- (QB) Lance Penn, (RB) Antonio Scott, (RB) Kyle Ezell.

Outlook: This game pits two rivals for the district opener, but the Bulldogs are the superior team this year.

Favorite: Portageville _

Grandview at Scott City

Place, time: Scott City High School, 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Grandview's Chris Woelich (2-5), Scott City's Jason Burkman (2-5)

Last year: Scott City won 29-6

Last week: Grandview lost to Valle 24-12. Scott City lost to Hayti 20-0.

Players to watch: GRANDVIEW -- (QB) Dan Freihaut, (RB) Jared Poyner, (DB) Jacob Labenthal. SCOTT CITY -- (QB) Luke McClellan, (RB) Jerry Jackson, (DE) Chad Weatherspoon.

Outlook: My how the times have changed. Scott City has won nine straight versus Grandview by an average score of 35-7, but the Eagles are favored.

Favorite: Grandview


Hayti at St. Vincent

Place, time: St. Vincent High School, 7:00 p.m.

Coaches: Hayti's David Gilmore (5-1), St. Vincent's Keith Winkler (5-2)

Last year: Hayti won 35-7 Last week: Hayti beat Scott City 20-0. St. Vincent beat Crystal City 42-6.

Players to watch: HAYTI -- (QB) Pete Peterson, (RB) Torey Nelson, (WR) William Moore. ST. VINCENT -- (QB) Chad Lane, (RB) Chris Kline, (WR) Brad Renner.

Outlook: Hayti hasn't been dominating like they were earlier in the year, but they will still be too tough for the always-tough Indians. Favorite: Hayti