Friday Night Lights

By: 
Teddy Paynter

Here is a look at this weekend's high school football games:

 

Paintsville (2-1)

 

vs. Pikeville (1-1)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Memorial Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.1FM; 104.7 FM

 

Coaches: Joe Chirico (Paintsville); Chris McNamee (Pikeville)

 

Players to Watch: RB Tanner Smith, RB Dalton Daniels (Paintsville); QB Peyton Boyd-Blair, RB Zack Roberts (Pikeville)

 

Last Week's Results: Hurricane, W.Va. 17, Paintsville 13; Pikeville DNP.

 

 

 

Mingo Central (2-0)

 

at Logan (1-1)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Logan Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 96.5 FM

 

Coaches: Joey Fields (Mingo Central); James Toth (Logan)

 

Players to Watch: RB Dawson Elia, WR Drew Hatfield (Mingo Central); QB Chucky Felder; RB Michael Hall (Logan)

 

Last Week's Results: Mingo Central 47, Wayne 28; Sissonville 28, Logan 12.

 

 

 

Phelps (2-0)

 

vs. Jackson County (1-2)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Marty Casey Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: No radio

 

Coaches: David Jones (Phelps); Clay Dalton (Jackson County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Brandon Turnmire, RB Dylan New (Phelps); RB Shawn Browning, RB Dylan Martin (Jackson County)

 

Last Week's Results: Phelps 18, Sheldon Clark 8; Lynn Camp 39, Jackson County 16.

 

 

 

Tug Valley (2-0)

 

at Van (1-1)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Bob Mullett Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: No radio

 

Coaches: Tony Clusky (Tug Valley); Shane Griffith (Van)

 

Players to Watch: RB Noah Lucas, QB Jonathan Blankenship (Tug Valley); QB Caleb Green, RB Brady Grant (Van)

 

Last Week's Results: Tug Valley 50, Meadow Bridge 6; Scott 36, Van 22.

 

 

 

Prestonsburg (0-2)

 

vs. Breathitt County (0-3)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Josh Francis Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 95.5 FM

 

Coaches: John DeRossett (Prestonsburg); Kyle Moore (Breathitt County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Ethan Varney, RB Ryne Slone (Prestonsburg); QB Cameron Stacy, RB Tim Noble (Breathitt County)

 

Last Week's Results: Lawrence County 37, Prestonsburg 32; Floyd Central 28, Breathitt County 6.

 

 

 

Johnson Central (2-0)

 

at South Charleston, W.Va. (1-1)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Black Eagle Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.9 FM

 

Coaches: Jim Matney (Johnson Central); Donnie Mays (South Charleston, W.Va.)

 

Players to Watch: QB Riley Preece, RB Blake Gamble (Johnson Central); QB Trae Murphy, WR D.Q. Watkins (South Charleston, W.Va.)

 

Last Week's Results: Johnson Central 40, Henry Clay 28; Cabell-Midland, W.Va. 49, South Charleston, W.Va. 17.

 

 

 

Betsy Layne (0-3)

 

vs. Magoffin County (1-2)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Bobcat Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 95.9 FM; wmdjfm.com

 

Coaches: Scott McCoy (Betsy Layne); Justin Combs (Magoffin County)

 

Players to Watch: QB Brad Woods, RB Logan Layne (Betsy Layne); QB Ryan Mullins, WR Brady Whitaker (Magoffin County)

 

Last Week's Results: East Carter 27, Betsy Layne 20; Magoffin County 36, East Ridge 24.

 

 

 

Floyd Central (3-0)

 

vs. Lynn Camp (1-1)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Jaguars Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: No radio

 

Coaches: Shawn Hager (Floyd Central); Allen Harris (Lynn Camp)

 

Players to Watch: QB Dylan Caudill, RB Koby Slone (Floyd Central); RB Dalton Cook, RB Tracy Fee (Lynn Camp)

 

Last Week's Results: Floyd Central 28, Breathitt County 6; Lynn Camp 39, Jackson County 16.

 

 

 

Pike Central (1-1)

 

at Hurley, Va. (2-0)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: The Cliff

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 103.1 FM

 

Coaches: Eric Ratliff (Pike Central); Greg Tester (Hurley, Va.)

 

Players to Watch: QB Seth Conn, RB Isaiah Hess (Pike Central); QB Tayten Sykes, WR John Hurley (Hurley, Va.)

 

Last Week's Results: Bell County 47, Pike Central 26; Hurley, Va. 28, Eastern Montgomery, Va. 20.

 

 

 

Jenkins (0-3)

 

vs. East Ridge (0-2)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Tommy Brush Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: No radio

 

Coaches: Matt Chandler (Jenkins); Brad Allen (East Ridge)

 

Players to Watch: QB John Fleming; RB Brady Rose (Jenkins); QB Kane Taylor, RB C.J. Branham (East Ridge)

 

Last Week's Results: Morgan County 60, Jenkins 0; Magoffin County 36, East Ridge 24.

 

 

 

Shelby Valley (1-2)

 

at Knott Central (2-1)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: KCC Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 107.5 FM

 

Coaches: Anthony Hampton (Shelby Valley); Larry Maggard (Knott Central)

 

Players to Watch: RB Seth Johnson, RB Dalton Meade (Shelby Valley); QB Cameron Jones, RB Luke Jacobs (Knott Central)

 

Last Week's Results: Ridgeview, Va. 34, Shelby Valley 6; Perry Central 57, Knott Central 19.

 

 

 

Letcher Central (3-0)

 

vs. Union, Va. (2-0)

 

Date: Sept. 8

 

Site: Cougar Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 103.9 FM

 

Coaches: Junior Matthews (Letcher Central); Travis Turner (Union, Va.)

 

Players to Watch: RB Campbell Hunter, WR Blake Brashears (Letcher Central); RB Braxton Zirkle, RB Dakota Owens (Union, Va.)

 

Last Week's Results: Hazard 42, Letcher Central 12; Union, Va. 16, Richlands, Va. 7.

 

 

 

— Compiled by Staff Writer Teddy Paynter. He can be reached at 606-218-4932; 606-794-3609 or by e-mail at: teddy.paynter@pikevillehospital.org.