Friday Night Lights

By: 
Teddy Paynter

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

 

Belfry (6-1)  vs. Lawrence County (4-3)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: CAM Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 93.1 FM

 

Coaches: Philip Haywood (Belfry); Alan Short II (Lawrence County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Derek Wellman, QB Avery Browning (Belfry); QB Noah West, RB Ashton Blankenship (Lawrence County

 

Last Week's Results: Belfry 35, Cabell-Midland, W.Va. 14; Lawrence County 38, Pike Central 36.

 

 

Johnson Central (7-0)

 

vs. Rowan County (2-6)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Eagle Field

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.9 FM

 

Coaches: Jim Matney (Johnson Central); Kelly Ford (Rowan County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Blake Gamble, QB Riley Preece (Johnson Central); RB Cole Wallace, QB Devon Stevens (Rowan County)

 

Last Week's Results: Johnson Central 51, Greenup County 14; Rowan County 42, Boyd County 6.

 

 

 

Mingo Central (6-0)

 

at Scott (2-4)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Skyhawks Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 96.5 FM

 

Coaches: Joey Fields (Mingo Central); Shann Elkins (Scott)

 

Players to Watch: WR Drew Hatfield, RB Dawson Elia (Mingo Central); RB Carson McComas; QB Michael Clay (Scott)

 

Last Week's Results: Mingo Central 52, Nitro 0; Logan 30, Scott 27.

 

 

 

Paintsville (6-1)

 

vs. Hazard (5-1)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Memorial Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 94.7 FM

 

Coaches: Joe Chirico (Paintsville); Mark Dixon (Hazard)

 

Players to Watch: RB Tyrese Allen, WR Chris Allen (Paintsville); QB Bailey Blair, RB Reese Fletcher (Hazard)

 

Last Week's Results: Paintsville 43, Fairview 22; Hazard 37, Phelps 8.

 

 

 

Pikeville (2-4)

 

vs. Phelps (3-3)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Hillard Howard Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.1 FM

 

Coaches: Chris McNamee (Pikeville); David Jones (Phelps)

 

Players to Watch: QB Connor Roberts, RB Zack Roberts (Pikeville); QB Garrett Clevenger, RB Dylan New (Phelps)

 

Last Week's Results: Pikeville 42, Calloway County 6; Hazard 37, Phelps 8.

 

 

 

Prestonsburg (4-3)

 

vs. East Ridge (4-3)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Josh Francis Memorial Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 95.9 FM; 95.5 FM; 100.1 FM

 

Coaches: John DeRossett (Prestonsburg); Brad Allen (East Ridge)

 

Players to Watch: RB Ryne Slone, RB Ethan Varney (Prestonsburg); RB C.J. Branham, RB Mikey Thompson (East Ridge)

 

Last Week's Results: Prestonsburg 34, Shelby Valley 17; East Ridge 35, Twin Valley, Va. 25.

 

 

 

Shelby Valley (3-4)

 

vs. Leslie County (4-4)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Teco Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 107.5 FM

 

Coaches: Anthony Hampton (Shelby Valley); Eddie Melton (Leslie County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Seth Johnson, RB Dalton Meade (Shelby Valley); QB Darron Whitaker, RB Taten Smith (Leslie County)

 

Last Week's Results: Prestonsburg 34, Shelby Valley 17; Leslie County 35, Betsy Layne 8.

 

 

 

Pike Central (4-3)

 

at Sheldon Clark (1-6)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: The Rock

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 103.1 FM

 

Coaches: Eric Ratliff (Pike Central); Josh Muncy (Sheldon Clark)

 

Players to Watch: QB Seth Conn, WR Brice Elkins (Pike Central); QB Drake Muncy, RB Brent Burke (Sheldon Clark)

 

Last Week's Results: Lawrence County 38, Pike Central 36; Floyd Central 48, Sheldon Clark 0.

 

 

 

Tug Valley (5-1)

 

at Mount View (4-3)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Golden Knight Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Coaches: Tony Clusky (Tug Valley); Larry Thompson (Mount View)

 

Players to Watch: WB Jonathan Blankenship, QB Nathan Muscat (Tug Valley); QB Elijah Collier, RB Terry Headen (Mount View)

 

Last Week's Results: Tug Valley, DNP; Tolsia 48, Mount View 36.

 

 

 

Jenkins (0-7)

 

vs. Rye Cove, Va. (0-6)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Tommy Brush Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: None

 

Coaches: Matt Chandler (Jenkins); Adam Toney (Rye Cove, Va.)

 

Players to Watch: QB Lance Bentley, RB Jordan Bates (Jenkins); RB Mason Hardin, RB Matt Dishner (Rye Cove, Va.)

 

Last Week's Results: Jenkins, DNP; Eastside, Va. 49, Rye Cove, Va. 20.

 

 

 

Betsy Layne (0-7)

 

at Casey County (7-0)

 

Date: Oct. 14

 

Site: Rebels Stadium

 

Kickoff: 3 p.m.

 

Radio: None

 

Coaches: Scotty McCoy (Betsy Layne); Steve Stonebraker (Casey County)

 

Players to Watch: QB Bradley Woods, WR Grant Orsborn (Betsy Layne); QB Austin Campbell, RB Preston Tucker (Casey County)

 

Last Week's Results: Leslie County 35, Betsy Layne 8; Casey County 70, McCreary County 30.

 

 

 

Idle this Week: Letcher Central (0-8); Floyd Central (5-3)

 

 

 

—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.

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.9 FM

 

Coaches: Jim Matney (Johnson Central); Kelly Ford (Rowan County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Blake Gamble, QB Riley Preece (Johnson Central); RB Cole Wallace, QB Devon Stevens (Rowan County)

 

Last Week's Results: Johnson Central 51, Greenup County 14; Rowan County 42, Boyd County 6.

 

 

 

Mingo Central (6-0)

 

at Scott (2-4)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Skyhawks Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 96.5 FM

 

Coaches: Joey Fields (Mingo Central); Shann Elkins (Scott)

 

Players to Watch: WR Drew Hatfield, RB Dawson Elia (Mingo Central); RB Carson McComas; QB Michael Clay (Scott)

 

Last Week's Results: Mingo Central 52, Nitro 0; Logan 30, Scott 27.

 

 

 

Paintsville (6-1)

 

vs. Hazard (5-1)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Memorial Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 94.7 FM

 

Coaches: Joe Chirico (Paintsville); Mark Dixon (Hazard)

 

Players to Watch: RB Tyrese Allen, WR Chris Allen (Paintsville); QB Bailey Blair, RB Reese Fletcher (Hazard)

 

Last Week's Results: Paintsville 43, Fairview 22; Hazard 37, Phelps 8.

 

 

 

Pikeville (2-4)

 

vs. Phelps (3-3)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Hillard Howard Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.1 FM

 

Coaches: Chris McNamee (Pikeville); David Jones (Phelps)

 

Players to Watch: QB Connor Roberts, RB Zack Roberts (Pikeville); QB Garrett Clevenger, RB Dylan New (Phelps)

 

Last Week's Results: Pikeville 42, Calloway County 6; Hazard 37, Phelps 8.

 

 

 

Prestonsburg (4-3)

 

vs. East Ridge (4-3)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Josh Francis Memorial Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 95.9 FM; 95.5 FM; 100.1 FM

 

Coaches: John DeRossett (Prestonsburg); Brad Allen (East Ridge)

 

Players to Watch: RB Ryne Slone, RB Ethan Varney (Prestonsburg); RB C.J. Branham, RB Mikey Thompson (East Ridge)

 

Last Week's Results: Prestonsburg 34, Shelby Valley 17; East Ridge 35, Twin Valley, Va. 25.

 

 

 

Shelby Valley (3-4)

 

vs. Leslie County (4-4)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Teco Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 107.5 FM

 

Coaches: Anthony Hampton (Shelby Valley); Eddie Melton (Leslie County)

 

Players to Watch: RB Seth Johnson, RB Dalton Meade (Shelby Valley); QB Darron Whitaker, RB Taten Smith (Leslie County)

 

Last Week's Results: Prestonsburg 34, Shelby Valley 17; Leslie County 35, Betsy Layne 8.

 

 

 

Pike Central (4-3)

 

at Sheldon Clark (1-6)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: The Rock

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 103.1 FM

 

Coaches: Eric Ratliff (Pike Central); Josh Muncy (Sheldon Clark)

 

Players to Watch: QB Seth Conn, WR Brice Elkins (Pike Central); QB Drake Muncy, RB Brent Burke (Sheldon Clark)

 

Last Week's Results: Lawrence County 38, Pike Central 36; Floyd Central 48, Sheldon Clark 0.

 

 

 

Tug Valley (5-1)

 

at Mount View (4-3)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Golden Knight Stadium

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Coaches: Tony Clusky (Tug Valley); Larry Thompson (Mount View)

 

Players to Watch: WB Jonathan Blankenship, QB Nathan Muscat (Tug Valley); QB Elijah Collier, RB Terry Headen (Mount View)

 

Last Week's Results: Tug Valley, DNP; Tolsia 48, Mount View 36.

 

 

 

Jenkins (0-7)

 

vs. Rye Cove, Va. (0-6)

 

Date: Oct. 13

 

Site: Tommy Brush Field

 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

 

Radio: None

 

Coaches: Matt Chandler (Jenkins); Adam Toney (Rye Cove, Va.)

 

Players to Watch: QB Lance Bentley, RB Jordan Bates (Jenkins); RB Mason Hardin, RB Matt Dishner (Rye Cove, Va.)

 

Last Week's Results: Jenkins, DNP; Eastside, Va. 49, Rye Cove, Va. 20.

 

 

 

Betsy Layne (0-7)

 

at Casey County (7-0)

 

Date: Oct. 14

 

Site: Rebels Stadium

 

Kickoff: 3 p.m.

 

Radio: None

 

Coaches: Scotty McCoy (Betsy Layne); Steve Stonebraker (Casey County)

 

Players to Watch: QB Bradley Woods, WR Grant Orsborn (Betsy Layne); QB Austin Campbell, RB Preston Tucker (Casey County)

 

Last Week's Results: Leslie County 35, Betsy Layne 8; Casey County 70, McCreary County 30.

 

 

 

Idle this Week: Letcher Central (0-8); Floyd Central (5-3)

 

 

 

—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.