Area football previews: Week 6

Bowling Green and Louisville St. Xavier warm-up prior to their game on Sept. 20, 2019 at El Donaldson Stadium in Bowling Green (Tyler Mansfield/

South Warren (5-0) at Glasgow (5-0)

7 p.m. Friday

Hank Royse Stadium

Broadcast: WCLU 102.3 FM (PXP: Joe Myers)

Last meeting: First meeting

Breakdown: Friday night will mark the first-ever meeting between South Warren and Glasgow. … The Scotties are ranked second in Class 3A in the latest Kentucky Associated Press high school football poll. … The Spartans rank fourth in the Class 5A poll. … South Warren won 22-8 at Louisville Central last week as quarterback Caden Veltkamp, running back Eldar Dervisevic and wide receiver Jantzen Dunn each scored touchdowns. … Quarterback Tanner Abernathy threw for 177 yards and three TDs in Glasgow’s 42-0 win over Hart County last Friday.

Bowling Green (3-2) at Corbin (2-2)

6:30 p.m. CDT Friday

Redhounds Stadium

Broadcast: (PXP: Joe Brunk)

Last meeting: First meeting

Breakdown: Friday night will mark the first-ever meeting between Bowling Green and Corbin. … The Purples are ranked seventh in Class 5A in the latest Kentucky AP poll. … The Redhounds rank eighth in the Class 4A poll. … Bowling Green was limited to 258 yards and committed four turnovers in a 28-14 home loss to Louisville St. Xavier last Friday. … Corbin is on a two-game losing streak after dropping a 26-10 decision on the road at Beechwood on Sept. 13. … Purples quarterbacks Conner Cooper (483 yards, 6 touchdowns) and Max Payne (312, 5) have combined for 795 yards and 11 TDs. … Redhounds quarterback Cameron Combs has passed for has 523 yards and five TDs compared to two interceptions. … Running back Nick Yeager has rushed for 306 yards and five scores.

Barren County (4-1) at Greenwood (4-1)

7 p.m. Friday

“The Swamp”

Broadcast: NASHIcon 103.7 FM (PXP: Jay Turner)

Last meeting: Greenwood won 28-7 on Sept. 14, 2018

Breakdown: Greenwood leads the series 13-3 dating back to 1999 and has won the last four meetings over Barren County. … The Gators received five votes in Class 5A in the latest Kentucky AP poll. … The Trojans earned five votes in the Class 6A poll. … Greenwood is coming off its first loss — a 43-6 setback at Logan County last Friday. … Barren County defeated Hancock County 41-7 last week and is riding a three-game win streak. … Gators running backs Reed Slone (516 yards, 6 touchdowns) and David Odom (463, 4) have combined for 979 yards and 10 TDs through five games. … Running back Dayvion Holloway has rushed for 689 yards and 12 TDs for the Trojans.

Warren East (2-3) at Edmonson County (1-4)

7 p.m. Friday

Wildcats Stadium


Last meeting: Warren East won 42-14 on Sept. 7, 2018

Breakdown: Warren East has won the past three meetings against Edmonson County. … The Raiders are coming off a 31-14 win over Russell County last Friday. … Quarterback Nolan Ford threw for 101 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 219 yards and three more TDs in the victory. … The Wildcats lost 22-20 in overtime at Metcalfe County last week and have dropped three straight. … Quarterback Jon Smith passed for 107 yards and two TDs, while running back Matthew Shaw finished with 106 yards and a score.

Warren Central (0-5) at Russell County (3-2)

7 p.m. Friday

Lakers Stadium

Broadcast: None

Last meeting: First meeting

Breakdown: Friday night will mark the first-ever meeting between Warren Central and Russell County. … The Dragons are currently on a 40-game losing streak and are seeking their first win since Oct. 16, 2015. … Warren Central lost 47-38 at home to Allen County-Scottsville last Friday. … Quarterback Dre Boyd threw for 439 yards and four TDs in the loss, while wide receiver Justin Borden finished with 142 yards and three TDs. … The Lakers lost 31-14 at Warren East last week. … Running back Dylan Bland scored both times in the defeat.

Franklin-Simpson (1-4) at Allen County-Scottsville (1-4)

7 p.m. Friday

Patriot Stadium

Broadcast: WFKN 1220 AM (PXP: Brian Talley) | WVLE 99.3 FM (PXP: Kyle Harwood)

Last meeting: Franklin-Simpson won 54-14 on Sept. 28, 2018

Breakdown: Franklin-Simpson has won four straight over Allen County-Scottsville and leads the all-time series 29-7. … The Wildcats defeated Russellville 42-0 last Friday to earn their first win of the season. … Quarterback Luke Richardson and running backs Chase Gooch and Connor Rogers each scored two TDs in the victory. … The Patriots beat Warren Central 47-38 last week to record their first win. … Quarterback Trace McIntrye finished with 187 all-purpose yards and four TDs to lead the way.

Logan County (5-0) at Madisonville-North Hopkins (5-0)

7 p.m. Friday

Maroons Stadium

Broadcast: WRUS 610 AM

Last meeting: Madisonville-North Hopkins won 21-17 on Oct. 12, 2018

Breakdown: Logan County and Madisonville-North Hopkins will square off Friday for the fifth consecutive season. … The Cougars are ranked sixth in Class 4A in the latest Kentucky AP poll. … The Maroons sit at No. 3 in the same poll. … Logan County is coming off a 43-6 win over Greenwood last week. … Cougars quarterback Tyler Ezell threw for 347 yards and five TDs in the win. … Wide receiver Anthony Woodard finished with 179 yards and three TDs. … Madisonville-North Hopkins defeated Ballard Memorial 41-7 last week. … Running back Jeriah Hightower rushed for 203 yards and three scores for the Maroons.

Russellville (0-5) at Somerset (4-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Briar Jumpers Stadium

Broadcast: WRUS 610 AM

Last meeting: First meeting

Breakdown: Russellville hits the road Friday to take on the top-ranked team in Class 2A in Somerset. … The Panthers are searching for their first win after losing 42-0 at Franklin-Simpson last week. … The Briar Jumpers won 41-13 at Williamsburg last week. … Russellville quarterback Lennon Ries has thrown for 353 yards, three TDs and three interceptions. … Somerset quarterback Kaiya Sheron has passed for 948 yards, 10 TDs and an INT. … Running back Alex Miller has rushed for 474 yards and six scores.

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