Standings High school football capsules

High school football preview capsules for Week 8

October 17, 2013 

Nation Ford at York

Coaches: NF – Michael Allen; Y – Bobby Carroll

Records: NF – 5-2, 2-1; Y – 7-0, 3-0

Last meeting: Nation Ford won 20-17 (2012)

Last week: Nation Ford lost to South Pointe 63-3; York beat Lancaster 46-7

Points per game scored/allowed: NF – 31.3/33.2; Y – 44.1/21.9

Rankings: York ranked No. 6 in S.C. Prep Media Class AAAA poll, No. 9 in Charlotte Observer Sweet 16

Players to watch: NF – Riley Hilton, senior WR; Michael Isley, senior DL; Chris Harvell, senior LB. Y – Dario Brown, junior LB; Ryan Moore, senior RB; Kyron Schrouder, junior WR.

Twitter-sized preview: Nation Ford upset York last year, ending the Cougars’ perfect season. Again unbeaten York will be out for revenge. Scoreboard loses Friday

South Pointe at Rock Hill

Coaches: SP – Strait Herron; RH – Joe Montgomery

Records: SP – 5-2, 2-1; RH – 3-4, 2-1

Last meeting: South Pointe won 32-0 (2012)

Last week: South Pointe beat Nation Ford 63-3; Rock Hill beat Fort Mill 29-23

Points per game scored/allowed: SP – 35.5/17.7; RH – 24.1/30

Rankings: South Pointe ranked tied for 10th in Charlotte Observer Sweet 16

Players to watch: SP – Josh Massey, senior LB; Zaylin Burris, sophomore QB; Anthony Johnson, senior WR. RH – Deshaun McFadden, senior DB; Chris Salerno, senior WR; Justin Stokes, senior RB.

Twitter-sized preview: Events of two weeks ago fired up South Pointe; bet they unleash the blitzers against the Bearcats, who have lost 5 of 6 vs. SP

Northwestern at Fort Mill

Coaches: NW – Kyle Richardson; FM – Ed Susi

Records: NW – 7-0, 3-0; FM – 2-5, 0-3

Last meeting: Northwestern won 42-7 (2012)

Last week: Northwestern beat Clover 49-6; Fort Mill lost to Rock Hill 29-23

Points per game scored/allowed: NW – 43.7/12; FM – 24/36.4

Rankings: Northwestern ranked No. 1 in S.C. Prep Media Class AAAA poll, No. 2 in Charlotte Observer Sweet 16, No. 9 in MaxPreps’ Xcellent 25, No. 12 in MaxPreps’ Freeman Rankings, No. 10 in Rivals100, No. 15 in USA Today Super 25

Players to watch: NW – Chris Bouyer, junior DE; Josh Miller, senior LB; Brayon McCoy, DB. FM – Chandler Kryst, junior ATH; Rogan Wells, sophomore QB; Mason Jordan, junior TE/DE.

Twitter-sized preview: Porous Fort Mill defense has made life hard on a solid ground attack. Northwestern air assault makes it difficult to likely play from behind

Lancaster at Clover

Coaches: L – Bennie McMurray; C – Chad Smith

Records: L – 2-5, 0-3; C – 0-7, 0-3

Last meeting: Lancaster won 26-21 (2012)

Last week: Lancaster lost to York 46-7; Clover lost 49-6 to Northwestern

Points per game scored/allowed: L – 13/28.1; C – 11.3/39.4

Players to watch: L – Cam Meadows, junior LB; Jay Hood, junior WR; Caleb Keenan, WR. C – Chase Galant, senior RB/LB; Zach Conrad, senior FB/DL; Ladarius Adams, senior RB.

Twitter-sized preview: If the Bruins can score early and maintain a lead then they’ll be able to dictate. If not, Clover will ground and pound into the turf

Indian Land at Pageland Central

Coaches: IL – Michael Mayer; C – Joey Mangum

Records: IL – 1-5, 0-2; C – 5-2, 2-0

Last meeting: Central won 39-7 (2012)

Last week: Indian Land lost to Chesterfield 38-3; Central beat Buford 27-0

Points per game scored/allowed: IL – 20.5/24.5; C – 23.3/11.6

Rankings: Central ranked No. 10 in S.C. Prep Media Class AA poll

Players to watch: IL – Derries Hampton, RB; Brandon Sellers, DL/WR; Terrel White, senior RB.

Twitter-sized preview: Three straight games against Chesterfield County schools have all resulted in L’s for Indian Land. Friday night might keep the streak going

Great Falls at McBee

Coaches: GF – Ken Schofield; M – Charlie Poole

Records: GF – 3-4, 1-1; M – 3-4, 0-2

Last meeting: Great Falls won 20-0 (2012)

Last week: Great Falls lost to River Bluff 41-21; McBee lost to Johnson 20-14

Points per game scored/allowed: GF – 28.7/19.6; M – 15.7/20.7

Players to watch: GF – Chris Culp, QB; Marcus Davis, WR. M – Jordan Fair, QB; Nyaun Pate, WR.

Twitter-sized preview: McBee isn’t Region 3-A pushover it used to be. This is the time of year when attrition starts to catch up w/ Great Falls. Tough Friday night

Broome at Chester

Coaches: B – Jet Turner; C – Anthony Sterling

Records: B – 5-2, 2-0; C – 3-4, 1-1

Last meeting: Chester won 24-14 (2012)

Last week: Broome beat Union County 28-27; Chester lost to Woodruff 21-6

Points per game scored/allowed: B – 28.7/25; C – 23.4/28

Players to watch: B – Kameron Dawkins, senior RB; Bakeem Martin, junior RB; Bavueir Jackson, junior LB; Demarco Jackson, freshman LB. C – Lorenzo White, senior RB (back from injury); Quan Caldwell, senior ATH; Tommy Sanders, junior QB.

Twitter-sized preview: Win over Broome last year jump-started Chester’s run to a region title. Friday’s winner will feel in great shape in region championship race

Bret McCormick

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