South Gallia Rebels (0-4, 0-3) at Eastern Eagles (2-2, 2-1)
Last Week: South Gallia 26-16 loss vs. Miller; Eastern 39-6 win at Waterford.
Last Meeting: 2011, South Gallia won 36-7 at South Gallia.
Current head-to-head streak: South Gallia has won 1 straight. EHS 6-4 since 2002.
SGHS Offense Last Week: 84 rushing yards, 162 passing yards.
EHS Offense Last Week: 392 rushing yards, 96 passing yards.
SGHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Landon Hutchinson (18-45), QB Landon Hutchinson (13-29 162, 2INT, TD), WR Shane Brumfield (2-72).
EHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Ethan Nottingham (15-214, TD), QB Joey Scowden (10-16 96, INT, TD), WR Ethan Nottingham (7-55, TD).
SGHS Defense Last Week: 244 rushing yards, 116 passing yards.
EHS Defense Last Week: 79 rushing yards, 34 passing yards.
Notes: South Gallia will begin its first multiple game road trip of the season at Eastern. The Eagles have only allowed six points in each of their wins this season. Three of the Rebels games have been within 10 points this season. Eastern quarterback Joey Scowden has accounted for 12 touchdown’s this season (seven rushing and five passing). Miller is the only common opponent between the two teams. Eastern defeated the Falcons 47-6 in week one, while South Gallia lost 26-16 to the Falcons in week 4. Both the Eagles and the Rebels faced Miller on their home field. Eastern is averaging 293.5 points per game, while SGHS is averaging 268.75 points per game. EHS has committed 35 penalties this season, compaired to 29 for South Gallia.
Vinton County Vikings (1-3) at Gallia Academy Blue Devils (2-2)
Last Week: Vinton County 27-19 win vs. South Point; Gallia Academy 63-13 win at Marritta.
Last Meeting: 2007, Gallia Academy won 34-0 at Gallia Academy.
Current head-to-head streak: Gallia Academy has won 2 straight. 2-0 alltime.
VCHS Offense Last Week: N/A rushing yards, N/A passing yards.
GAHS Offense Last Week: 338 rushing yards, 156 passing yards.
VCHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Chase Fout (13-75).
GAHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Wade Jarrell (9-86, 3TD), QB Wade Jarrell (5-10 156, 2TD), WR Justin Bailey (3-87, TD).
VCHS Defense Last Week: N/A rushing yards, N/A passing yards.
GAHS Defense Last Week: 26 rushing yards, 248 passing yards.
Notes: After starting the year with three of four games on the road, the Blue Devils begin a three-game home stand with the Vikings. The 63 points scored by GAHS last week ties the 63-20 win over Portsmouth in Week 8 of 2010 as the most by a Mike Eddy-led team. The Blue Devils have outscored opponents by a 135-82 overall margin through four weeks after mustering just 137 points through all of last year. Third-year Vinton County coach Justy Burleson will be making his first trip back to a Gallia County gridiron since leaving the South Gallia program after the 2009 campaign. Burleson — who took the Rebels to the playoffs in 2005 and 2006 — is 4-20 overall at VCHS through two-plus seasons. The Vikings have been outscored 54-116 through four weeks, but followed a 33-0 loss to Bloom Carroll in Week 3 by doubling their offensive point total for the season with last week’s win against South Point — concluding a three-game home stand. This will be just one of four road games for the Vikings this fall.
Warren Warriors (1-3) at Meigs Marauders (1-3)
Last Week: Warren 35-28 loss vs. Meadowbrook; Meigs 22-0 loss at Trimble.
Last Meeting: 2009, Warren won 27-26 2ot at Meigs.
Current head-to-head streak: Warren has won 2 straight. Series is tied 2-2 since 2002
WHS Offense Last Week: 107 rushing yards, 107 passing yards.
MHS Offense Last Week: 10 rushing yards, 70 passing yards.
WHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Jake Scott (12-46, TD), QB Dylan Leffingwell (5-16 107, 2INT, TD), WR Andrew Vincent (2-48).
MHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Michael Davis (2-8), QB Kaileb Sheets (6-15 70, 2INT), WR Ty Phelps (3-33).
WHS Defense Last Week: 193 rushing yards, 150 passing yards.
MHS Defense Last Week: 201 rushing yards, 120 passing yards.
Notes: Warren has allowed 246 yards per game in their losses this season. The Warriors have allowed 11 TD’s through the air this season.This is the Marauders last game before beginning their Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division schedule. This is Meigs’ last home game before playing the next two on the road. Neither Meigs, South Gallia, or River Valley has one in its new stadiums. Warren is the only Southeastern Ohio Athletic League opponent Meigs faces this season. Warren is 0-1 against the TVC Ohio this season, losing to defending champion Athens 66-14. 2005 was the last time Meigs has beaten the Warriors, 29-7 in Pomeroy.
Southern Tornadoes (1-3) at Symmes Valley (1-3)
Last Week: Southern 14-7 loss vs. Federal Hocking; Symmes Valley 62-6 win vs. Manchester.
Last Meeting: 2011, Symmes Valley won 34-21 at Southern.
Current head-to-head streak: Symmes Valley has won 5 straight. Symmes Valley 9-1 since 2002
SHS Offense Last Week: 35 rushing yards, 33 passing yards.
SVHS Offense Last Week: 568 rushing yards, 0 passing yards.
SHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Tyler Barton (19-59), QB Tristen Wolfe (2-9 33, INT), WR Jack Lemley (1-26).
SVHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Alec Herrell (6-141, 2TD).
SHS Defense Last Week: 72 rushing yards, 201 passing yards.
SVHS Defense Last Week: 163 rushing yards, 63 passing yards.
Notes: Southern is beginning the toughest part of it’s schedule, traveling to Symmes Valley and Wahama in back to back weeks. The Tornadoes’ defense has been their strong point this season, allowing just two scores to the opposition in three of their four games this season. Alex Herrell, Tanner Mays, and Brandon Craft each scored two touchdowns on the ground last week for SVHS. Herrell leads the Vikings with seven rushing scores this season, followed by Tyler Rowe with five. Symmes Valley averages 44.75 points per game and 462.5 yards per game. The Vikings have threw for only 38 yards this season. Southern is averaging 14 points per game and 225 yards per game this season.
River Valley Raiders (1-3) at Alexander Spartans (1-3)
Last Week: River Valley 14-7 loss vs. Nelsonville-York; Alexander 28-12 loss vs. Waverly.
Last Meeting: 2011, Alexander won 35-0 at River Valley.
Current head-to-head streak: Alexander has won 2 straight. Alexander 6-2 since 2002
RVHS Offense Last Week: N/A rushing yards, N/A passing yards.
AHS Offense Last Week: 266 total yards.
RVHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: N/A.
AHS Offensive Leaders Last Week: RB Gage Miller (142 yards, 2TD), QB Braden Jones (3-8 11), WR Gage Miller (1-15).
RVHS Defense Last Week: N/A rushing yards, N/A passing yards.
AHS Defense Last Week: 332 rushing yards, 67 passing yards.
Notes: Both teams have dropped three straight games after winning their openers by one point. Both teams begin league play after this game. The Raiders are 0-2 against Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division opponents this year. In fact the last time River Valley has defeated a TVC Ohio opponent was 2007 (29-7 vs Alexander). The Spartans allowed three TD’s on the ground last week, while giving up one through the air. AHS had six penalties for 35 yards last week.