Parkersburg South Patriots (2-3) at Point Pleasant Big Blacks (5-0)
Last Week: Parkersburg South defeated John Marshall 44-12, in Glen Dale; Point Pleasant defeated Mount View 65-22, in Welch.
Last meeting between the teams: October 2, 2015. Point Pleasant won 27-20 in Parkersburg
Current head-to-head streak: Point Pleasant has won 2 straight.
PSHS offense last week: 313 rushing yards, 47 passing yards.
PPHS offense last week: 255 rushing yards, 202 passing yards.
PSHS offensive leaders last week: QB Brandon Hall 7-of-13, 47 yards, TD; RB Brandon Hall 13 carries, 153 yards, 2TDs; WR J.T. Kemp 3 receptions, 29 yards.
PPHS offensive leaders last week: QB Cason Payne 9-of-9, 156 yards, 3TDs; RB Grant Safford 113 yards, 2TDs; WR Tucker Mayes 3 receptions, 50 yards.
PSHS defense last week: 131 rushing yards, 107 passing yards
PPHS defense last week: 133 rushing yards, 143 passing yards
Five things to note:
1. The last time the Patriots visited OVB Track and Field was on October 3, 2014. PPHS won that game by a 49-0 margin.
2. PSHS is the third-of-four Class AAA that Point Pleasant has on the 2016 schedule. The Big Blacks defeated Lincoln County and Ripley in the first two weeks of the season and will face Princeton in Week 10.
3. The Big Blacks have won a state-best 38 consecutive regular season games, including 18 straight at Ohio Valley Bank Track and Field. This is the Big Blacks’ annual homecoming game and they have won three straight homecoming contests.
4. Point Pleasant has 2,322 yards of total offense this season (638 passing, 1694 rushing) with 30 offensive touchdowns (9 passing, 21 rushing). There have been 104 Point Pleasant Big Blacks first downs through five games.
5. The PPHS defense has allowed 1,153 yards (658 passing, 495 rushing) and 10 touchdowns (4 passing, 6 rushing) this fall. The ball-hawking Big Blacks have 15 takeaways so far and have only allowed 11.6 first downs per game.
Wahama White Falcons (2-3, 1-3) at Trimble Tomcats (3-2, 3-1)
Last Week: Wahama defeated Federal Hocking 20-0, in Stewart; Trimble defeated Miller 34-14, in Hemlock.
Last meeting between the teams: October 2, 2015. Trimble won 46-14 in Mason.
Current head-to-head streak: Trimble has won 3 straight.
WHS offense last week: 315 rushing yards, 58 passing yards.
THS offense last week: 140 rushing yards, 207 passing yards.
WHS offensive leaders last week: QB Bryton Grate 8-of-13, 58 yards; RB Wyatt Edwards 17 carries, 119 yards, 2TDs; WR Johnnie Board 4 receptions, 42 yards.
THS offensive leaders last week: QB Gary Brooks 10-of-18, 151 yards, 3TDs, INT; RB Kameron Curry 14 carries, 86 yards, TD; WR Jacob Hardy 10 receptions, 201 yards, 3 TDs.
WHS defense last week: 99 rushing yards, 22 passing yards.
THS defense last week: 99 rushing yards, 20 passing yards.
Five things to note:
1. The winner of this contest has won the TVC Hocking Championship every year since Wahama joined the league prior to the 2010 season.
2. Wahama’s last victory over THS was on August 31, 2012 in Mason. The White Falcons defeated THS 25-12 en route to a perfect campaign and the Class A state title. The Tomcats won their next 33 TVC Hocking games following that loss.
3. The last time WHS visited Glouster was October 3, 2014, in a game which THS won 42-0.
4. The White Falcons have 1,141 yards of total offense this fall, including 1,048 rushing yards. Nine of Wahama’s 11 touchdowns have been scored on the ground, with one passing TD and one defensive TD.
5. In its 11 point after touchdown attempts this season, WHS has converted only four times, all of which came on two-point tries. The White Falcons have only been penalized 28 times for 253 yards, averaging out to 5.6 penalties and 43.2 penalty-yards per game.
Hannan Wildcats (1-3) at Bishop Donahue Bishops (3-1)
Last Week: Hannan lost to River View 54-6, in Bradshaw; Bishop Donahue lost to Cameron, 30-20, in Cameron.
Last meeting between the teams: October 31, 2015. Bishop Donahue won 62-13 in Ashton.
Current head-to-head streak: Bishop Donahue has won 6 straight.
HHS offense last week: N/A.
BDHS offense last week: 174 rushing yards, 184 passing yards.
HHS offensive leaders last week: N/A.
BDHS offensive leaders last week: QB Jimmy Hull 15-of-21, 184 yards, TD; RB J.C. Custer 10 carries, 72 yards; WR J.C. Cluster 7 reception, 107 yards, TD.
HHS defense last week: N/A.
BDHS defense last week: 161 rushing yards, 170 passing yards.
Five things to note:
1. This game was originally scheduled to take place on September 9, but both teams used Week 3 as a bye instead.
2. Hannan’s last victory over the Bishops came at BDHS in 2002. Since then HHS has dropped all six meetings with Bishop Donahue, being outscored 276-to-47 in the total.
3. Bishop Donahue has made the postseason for three straight years and won its first three games of this season.
4. The Bishops surrendered 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter of last week’s loss at Cameron. BDHS held a 20-to-14 lead headed into last week’s final period.
5. When these teams met last fall, it ended a seven-year stretch where Hannan and Bishop Donahue didn’t play each other. The Wildcats and Bishops faced each other six times from 2002-07.