Week Seven high school football preview capsules

October 10, 2013 

Rock Hill at Fort Mill

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: RH- Joe Montgomery; FM- Ed Susi

Records: RH- 2-4, 1-1; FM- 2-4, 0-2

Last meeting: FM won 47-32 (2012)

Last week: RH beat Clover 21-14; FM lost to York 56-24

Points scored/allowed per game: RH- 23.3/31.2; FM- 24.2/37.6

Rankings: N/A

Players to watch: RH- DaChon Witherspoon, sophomore WR; Brandon Banks, sophomore QB; Cam Bell, senior DL. FM- Jesse Horine, senior LB; Rogan Wells, sophomore QB; Deryan Sanders, senior RB.

Twitter-sized preview: With sophomore quarterbacks on both sides, watch out for turnovers in a game with far-reaching playoff implications in Region 3-AAAA.

South Pointe at Nation Ford

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: SP- Strait Herron; NF- Michael Allen

Records: SP- 4-2, 1-1; NF- 5-1, 2-0

Last meeting: SP won 43-14 (2012)

Last week: South Pointe lost to Northwestern 27-0; Nation Ford beat Lancaster 42-19

Points scored/allowed per game: SP- 30.3/20.2; NF- 36/28.3

Rankings: SP is ranked No. 9 in Charlotte Observer Sweet 16

Players to watch: SP- Zaylin Burris, sophomore QB; Anthony Johnson, senior WR; Josh Massey, senior LB. NF- Riley Hilton, senior WR; Andrew Bruce, senior LB/RB; Marques Coleman, senior RB.

Twitter-sized preview: After a forgettable week, will South Pointe get right, or will NaFo continue its excellent start and pile more misery on the Stallions?

Clover at Northwestern

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: C- Chad Smith; NW- Kyle Richardson

Records: C- 0-6, 0-2; NW- 6-0, 2-0

Last meeting: NW won 52-0 (2012)

Last week: Clover lost to Rock Hill 21-14; Northwestern beat South Pointe 27-0

Points scored/allowed per game: C- 12.2/37.8; NW- 42.8/13

Rankings: NW is No. 1 in S.C. Prep Media Class AAAA poll, No. 2 in Charlotte Observer Sweet 16, No. 9 in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national poll, No. 11 in Rivals100, No. 12 in the MaxPreps Freeman Rankings, No. 15 in the USA Today Super 25

Players to watch: C- Ladarius Adams, senior RB; Zach Conrad, senior FB; Landon Harkey, junior TE. NW- Quadarius Fair, senior WR; Jaquavious Mackey, senior DB; Russell Hubbs, senior LB.

Twitter-sized preview: Run that clock! Clover has improved the last few weeks at denying opposing offenses by dominating the ball, and NW will be happy to oblige.

York at Lancaster

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Y- Bobby Carroll; L- Bennie McMurray

Records: Y- 6-0, 2-0; L- 2-4, 0-2

Last meeting: Y won 49-6 (2012)

Last week: York beat FM 56-24; Lancaster lost to Nation Ford 42-19

Points scored/allowed per game: Y- 43.8/24.3; L- 14/25.2

Rankings: York is No. 7 in the S.C. Prep Media Class AAAA poll, No. 10 in Charlotte Observer Sweet 16

Players to watch: Y- Daurice Simpson, junior WR; Shuler Littleton, senior OL; Dario Brown, junior LB. L- Kadarius Wright, junior RB; Jay Hood, junior WR; Wunza Truesale, junior DB.

Twitter-sized preview: York has been piling on the points against lesser opponents and no reason to think that will stop against offensively struggling Lancaster.

Lewisville at Lamar

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Lew- Will Mitchell; Lam- J.R. Boyd

Records: Lew- 5-2, 1-0; Lam- 4-2, 0-0

Last meeting: Lamar won 34-6 (2012)

Last week: Lewisville beat McBee 31-20; Lamar idle

Points scored/allowed per game:

Rankings: Lamar is ranked No. 5 in S.C. Prep Media Class A poll

Players to watch: Lew- Marquis Hart, junior LB; Christian Cok, senior WR; Tony Gaston, senior QB. Lam- Labradford Abson, RB; Hunter Collins, LB; Norman Johnson, DE.

Twitter-sized preview: Lions head to Lamar with plenty of injuries, suspensions to face a mirror image team in Lamar. First team to 45 will probably win Friday.

Great Falls at River Bluff

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: GF- Ken Schofield; RB- David Bennett

Records: GF- 3-3, 1-0; RB- N/A

Last meeting: Never played

Last week: Great Falls beat C.A. Johnson 47-20; River Bluff N/A

Points scored/allowed per game: GF- 30/16.3; RB- N/A

Rankings: N/A

Players to watch: GF- Marcus Davis, WR; Lemarion Craine, RB; David Jeter, LB/TE. RB- N/A

Twitter-sized preview: One of a handful of varsity games for first-year River Bluff, should enable Great Falls to head back into region with a win streak.

Chesterfield at Indian Land

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: C- Ike Allred; IL- Michael Mayer

Records: C- 3-3, 0-1; IL- 1-4, 0-1

Last meeting: Chesterfield won 47-0 (2012)

Last week: Chesterfield lost to Central 30-21; Indian Land lost to Cheraw 12-6

Points scored/allowed per game: C- 31/26; IL- 24/21.8

Rankings: N/A

Players to watch: C- Dillon Rivers, QB; Chuck Jackson, WR. IL- George Morris, QB; Austin Gordon, RB/LB; Manny McCord, WR.

Twitter-sized preview: Indian Land's last win over Chesterfield came in 2005. In the 5 meetings since, the Warriors have been outscored 250-0. Can IL score Friday?

Chester at Woodruff

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: C- Anthony Sterling; W- Brian Lane

Records: C- 3-3, 1-0; W- 3-3, 1-0

Last meeting: Woodruff won 37-26 (2012)

Last week: Chester beat Chapman 38-32; Woodruff beat Union County 19-15

Points scored/allowed per game: C- 26.3/29.2; W- 34.3/35.3

Rankings: N/A

Players to watch: C- Daryl Foster, senior LB/RB; Temaris Dixon, junior DL; Quan Caldwell, senior ATH. W- Blake Bone, WR; Keevon Gist, QB; Ken Drummond, ATH.

Twitter-sized preview: Strong non-region schedules got these 2 teams off to deceptively slow starts. Chester would feel like its right on track with a W Friday.

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