Here are the games to be highlighted on the October 22nd edition of Football Friday on WITN at 11:15pm along with a preview of each matchup.
D.H. Conley at Washington:
Former Washington head coach coach Brian Paschal has led his new-look Conley Vikings to wins in three of their last four games and will coach at Washington for the first time on the opposite sideline.
Southwest Edgecombe at Tarboro:
Possibly the game of the week. Tarboro has jumped into the top spot in the latest AP Class 2-A state rankings at 8-0. SW Edgecombe is 8-1 and ranked #6
Weldon at North Edgecombe:
The red hot North Edgecombe Warriors look for a 6th consecutive win.
Riverside at Northside (P):
Riverside is 6-2 and hoping to stay atop the Four Rivers Conference. Northside heads into the game at home with a 2-6 record.
Jacksonville at Havelock:
At 0-8 on the season is will be tough for the Jacksonville Cardinals to go on the road and win against a 6-2 Havelock team contending for a Coastal Conference title.
Ashley at New Bern:
New Bern moved up to #9 in the latest Class 4-A state poll with a perfect 7-0 record. Now the Bears hope to hand Ashley a fourth consecutive loss.
Camden Co. at Plymouth:
Plymouth also moved up a spot in the latest state poll. The Vikings are #3 with an 8-0 record. Plymouth will host Camden County, a team that started the season with a 1-4 record but have since reeled off three straight wins to get into the mix for the conference title.
Trask at Wallace - Rose Hill:
Trask will head to the Dog Pound to take on a Bulldog team with a 8-0 record and ranked #1 in the state in the Class 1-A rankings.
J.H. Rose at Hoggard:
Hoggard has a tall order in hosting J.H. Rose. Hoggard has just one win this season while Rose hits the road at 5-3 overall. The Rampants are 1-1 in conference play and need to win at Hoggard to stay in the hunt for the conference crown.
White Oak at South Central:
South Central needs to win at home against White Oak to keep pace in the Coastal Conference. The Falcons are flying high with a 3-1 conference mark, tied for second place in the standings with Washington, one game behind leader Havelock.
Farmville at North Pitt:
North Pitt is in desperate need of a victory. The Panthers started the season with a 4-0 record but have since lost four straight including three in a row against conference teams. Farmville Central has struggled this season with a 1-7 record.