Friday Night Lights

By: 
Teddy Paynter

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

 

Belfry (5-1) at Cabell-Midland (3-2)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Knights Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 93.1 FM

 

Coaches: Philip Haywood (Belfry); Luke Salmons (Cabell-Midland)

 

Players to Watch: RB Derek Wellman, RB Taveon Hunter (Belfry); RB Ivan Vaughn, RB Micaiah Roberts (Cabell-Midland)

 

Last Week's Results: Belfry 53, Floyd Central 0; Cabell-Midland, DNP.

 

 

 

Pikeville (1-4)

 

at Calloway County (0-5)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: CCHS Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.1 FM

 

Coaches: Chris McNamee (Pikeville); Mickey Garrison (Calloway County)

 

Players to Watch: WR Jackson Hensley, QB Connor Roberts (Pikeville); QB Zachary Orange, WR Jordan Norsworthy (Calloway County)

 

Last Week's Results: Hazard 38, Pikeville 28; Hopkins County Central 28, Calloway County 23.

 

 

 

East Ridge (3-3)

 

at Twin Valley, Va. (2-4)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Pilgrims Knob

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: No radio

 

Coaches: Brad Allen (East Ridge); Brian Moore (Twin Valley, Va.)

 

Players to Watch: RB Mickey Thompson, RB C.J. Branham (East Ridge); QB Tylor Keen, RB Brandon Lester (Twin Valley, Va.)

 

Last Week's Results: East Ridge 23, Betsy Layne 20; Grundy, Va. 50, Twin Valley, Va. 6.

 

 

 

Johnson Central (6-0)

 

at Greenup County (5-2)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: GCHS Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.9 FM

 

Coaches: Jim Matney (Johnson Central); Scott Grizzle (Greenup County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Blake Gamble, QB Riley Preece (Johnson Central); QB Eli Sammons, RB Dalton Halstead (Greenup County)

 

Last Week's Results: Johnson Central 59, East Carter 0; Greenup County 42, Rowan County 0.

 

 

 

Paintsville (5-1)

 

at Fairview (3-3)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Eagle Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 94.7 FM

 

Coaches: Joe Chirico (Paintsville); Fred Ray (Fairview)

 

Players to Watch: QB Jake Hyden, RB Tyrese Allen (Paintsville); QB Mark Ekers, RB Shane Cook (Fairview)

 

Last Week's Results: Paintsville, DNP; Fairview 32, Phelps 30.

 

 

 

Phelps (3-2)

 

at Hazard (4-1)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Daniel Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: No radio

 

Coaches: David Jones (Phelps); Mark Dixon (Hazard)

 

Players to Watch: QB Garrett Clevenger, RB Dylan New (Phelps); QB Bailey Blair, RB Reese Fletcher (Hazard)

 

Last Week's Results: Fairview 32, Phelps 30; Hazard 38, Pikeville 26.

 

 

 

Betsy Layne (0-6)

 

at Leslie County (3-4)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Eagles Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: No radio

 

Coaches: Scotty McCoy (Betsy Layne); Eddie Melton (Leslie County)

 

Players to Watch: QB Bradley Woods, WR Grant Orsborn (Betsy Layne); Darron Whitaker, RB Taten Smith (Leslie County)

 

Last Week's Results: East Ridge 23, Betsy Layne 20; Prestonsburg 36, Leslie County 17.

 

 

 

Letcher Central (0-7)

 

at North Laurel (5-2)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Jaguars Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 103.9 FM

 

Coaches: Junior Matthews (Letcher Central); Chris Larkey (North Laurel)

 

Players to Watch: QB Nick Sergent, RB Hunter Campbell (Letcher Central); QB Cole McWhorter, RB Jose Rodriguez (North Laurel)

 

Last Week's Results: Harlan County 54, Letcher Central 6; North Laurel 29, Whitley County 14.

 

 

 

Pike Central (4-2)

 

vs. Lawrence County (4-3)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Hawks Nest

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 103.1 FM

 

Coaches: Eric Ratliff (Pike Central); Alan Short II (Lawrence County)

 

Players to Watch: QB Seth Conn, RB Isaiah Hess (Pike Central); QB Noah West, RB Dalton Ferguson (Lawrence County)

 

Last Week's Results: Perry Central 35, Pike Central 16; Lawrence County 48, Sheldon Clark 8.

 

 

 

Mingo Central (5-0)

 

vs. Nitro (2-4)

 

Date: Oct. 6

 

Site: Buck Harless Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 96.5 FM

 

Coaches: Joey Fields (Mingo Central); Bryce Casto (Nitro)

 

Players to Watch: RB Dawson Elia, WR Drew Hatfield (Mingo Central); RB Nick Reip, QB Kenny Caruthers (Nitro)

 

Last Week's Results: Mingo Central, DNP; Nitro 41, Logan 28.

 

 

 

Idle this Week: Jenkins (0-7); Tug Valley (5-1)

 

 

 

Last Night Results: Prestonsburg (3-3) at Shelby Valley (3-3); Floyd Central (4-3) at Sheldon Clark (1-5)

 

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