South Gallia Rebels (0-7, 0-6) at Wahama White Falcons (7-0, 6-0)
Last Week: South Gallia 21-6 loss vs. Belpre; Wahama 24-6 win at Federal Hocking.
Last Meeting: 2011, Wahama won 28-6 at South Gallia.
Current head-to-head streak: Wahama has won 10 straight since 2002.
SGHS Offense Last Week: N/A.
WHS Offense Last Game: 262 rushing yards, 95 passing yards.
SGHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: N/A.
WHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Zach Wamsley (26-125, 2 TDs), QB Trenton Gibbs (3-9-95), WR Crandal Neal (1-49).
SGHS Defense Last Week: N/A.
WHS Defense Last Game: minus-2 rushing yards, 247 passing yards.
Notes: Two playoff teams a year ago now headed in opposite directions square off Friday night in Mason when Wahama hosts South Gallia in a TVC Hocking matchup at Bachtel Stadium. The host White Falcons can clinch a share of their third straight TVC Hocking title this weekend with a win. Wahama is a perfect 22-0 in league play since joining in 2010 and WHS has also won 27 straight regular season contests. The White Falcons — who have a bye week next weekend — are outscoring opponents by a 277-94 overall margin and also have a 242-87 edge against league foes. The winless Rebels have dropped eight straight regular season games and nine consecutive overall, including their postseason contest at Buckeye Central last fall. SGHS has been outscored 299-76 overall and 263-48 by league foes this year, and the Rebels have managed more than six points in a game just three times. South Gallia has never beaten Wahama in football.
Point Pleasant Big Blacks (4-2) at Ravenswood Red Devils (2-4)
Last Week: Point Pleasant 34-14 loss at Oak Hill; Ravenswood 26-23 loss vs. Braxton County.
Last Meeting: 2011, Point Pleasant won 37-0 at PPHS.
Current head-to-head streak: Point Pleasant has won 1 straight.
PPHS Offense Last Week: 106 rushing yards, 92 passing yards.
RHS Offense Last Game: 159 rushing yards, 138 passing yards.
PPHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Teran Barnitz (13-42, TD), QB Aden Yates (7-11-92, TD, INT), WR Chase Walton (5-54, TD).
RHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Rhys Jelich (15-73, TD), QB Heath Burgess (11-18-138, TD), WR Patrick Watson (1-24, TD).
PPHS Defense Last Week: 393 rushing yards, 13 passing yards.
RHS Defense Last Game: 312 rushing yards, 91 passing yards.
Notes: Two teams in desperate need of a win meet up Friday night when Point Pleasant travels to Ravenswood for a non-conference Week 8 matchup in Jackson County. The Big Blacks hadn’t loss two straight games since 2009 before last weekend, while the Red Devils have dropped four straight since starting the year 2-0. Point Pleasant is outscoring opponents by a 176-96 overall margin, but the Big Blacks have mustered more than 18 points only once in their last four outings. The Red Devils have been outscored 192-166 this season and have managed only 42 points in their last three games after putting up 40-or-more points in their first three contests this fall. The last time Point Pleasant went to RHS, the Big Blacks dropped a 27-24 overtime decision in a Week 8 game in 2010.
Hannan Wildcats (1-5) at Betsy Layne Bobcats (4-3)
Last Week: Hannan 36-28 loss at Manchester; Betsy Layne 26-19 loss vs. Leslie County.
Last Meeting: 2011, Betsy Layne won 51-14 at Hannan.
Current head-to-head streak: Betsy Layne has won 1 straight.
Notes: After a tough-luck loss at winless Manchester (36-28) last week, the Wildcats make the long trek to Floyd County in Kentucky Friday night for a non-conference gridiron matchup against Betsy Layne. The Wildcats, last week, scored for the first time since Week 3 and also put up a season-high in points. HHS — which has been outscored 199-78 overall this fall — will be playing in its second of four consecutive road contests. The Bobcats are 2-1 in home games this fall and are outscoring opponents by a 201-150 margin. BLHS has amassed 2,702 yards of total offense in seven games, including 1,643 on the ground. Betsy Layne has also had 11 different players score this season.