Area football previews: Week 7

South Warren running back Luke Burton (10) carries the ball in the Spartans’ 21-20 win over Glasgow at Hank Royse Stadium. Photo Credit: Ethan Shutt/

Warren East (3-3) at Warren Central (0-6)

7 p.m. Thursday

Joe Hood Field

Broadcast: ESPN Radio 102.7 FM (PXP: Garret Browning)

Updates: Twitter

Last meeting: Warren East won 28-0 on Sept. 27, 2018

Breakdown: Warren East and Warren Central meet at 7 p.m. Thursday on Joe Hood Field. … The Raiders are coming off a 39-12 win at Edmonson County last Friday. … East quarterback Nolan Ford went 10-for-17 for 165 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 54 yards and three more TDs. … Warren Central lost 51-22 at Russell County last week. … The Dragons are currently on a 41-game losing streak and are seeking their first win since Oct. 16, 2015. 

More coverage: Warren East Interviews

Logan County (6-0) at Hopkinsville (4-2)

7 p.m. Thursday

Tiger Stadium

Broadcast: WRUS 610 AM

Last meeting: Logan County won 10-6 on Oct. 5, 2018

Breakdown: Logan County travels to Hopkinsville on Thursday for a 7 p.m. meeting with the host Tigers. … The Cougars are ranked fourth in Class 4A in the latest Kentucky Associated Press high school football poll. … Hopkinsville is ranked eighth in the same poll. … Logan County is coming off a 26-24, final-play win at Madisonville-North Hopkins last Friday. … The Cougars trailed with just seconds left and scored on a last-chance Hail Mary to come out on top and remain undefeated. … Quarterback Tyler Ezell passed for 308 yards and three TDs in the victory. … Hopkinsville beat Calloway County 43-0 last week. … Running back Jayden Dillard rushed for 79 yards and two TDs for the Tigers.

Bowling Green (3-2) at South Warren (6-0)

7 p.m. Friday

Spartan Stadium

Broadcast: WDNS 93.3 FM (PXP: Tim Waggoner) 

Updates: Twitter

Last meeting: South Warren won 38-12 on Oct. 19, 2018

Breakdown: Bowling Green and South Warren meet Friday for just the fourth time ever. … The Spartans have won the past two meetings over the Purples – 38-12 in 2018 and 28-21 in 2017 in the Class 5A playoffs. … The Purples’ last win in the series was a 43-7 victory on Oct. 20, 2017. … South Warren is ranked third in 5A in the latest Kentucky AP poll. … Bowling Green sits at No. 6 in the same poll. … The Spartans won 21-20 at Glasgow last Friday with a late touchdown … Quarterback Mason Willingham passed for 180 yards and two TDs in his first start. … Wide receiver Tomi Mustapha tallied 107 yards and a pair of scores. … The Purples’ game at Corbin last week was cancelled due to weather. … Bowling Green’s last contest was a 28-14 loss to St. Xavier on Sept. 20. … Purples QBs Conner Cooper (483 yards, 6 TDs) and Max Payne (312, 5) have combined for 795 yards and 11 TDs this season. … Wide receiver Dez Wilson has 324 yards and five scores. 

More coverage: Bowling Green Interviews | South Warren Interviews

Greenwood (4-2) at Christian County (0-6)

7 p.m. Friday

Colonel Stadium

Broadcast: None

Last meeting: Christian County won 41-28 on Nov. 2, 2012 in the Class 5A playoffs

Breakdown: Greenwood travels to Christian County on Friday to square off with the Colonels for the first time since 2012. … The Gators are coming off a 19-16 home loss to Barren County last week and have dropped two straight after starting 4-0. … Running back Reed Slone rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown and finished with 56 yards and a receiving TD in the setback. … The Colonels are seeking their first win after losing 56-8 at Pope John Paul II (Tenn.) last week. … Running back Austin Grant-Hall scored Christian County’s lone TD.

Franklin-Simpson (2-4) at Russell County (4-2)

7 p.m. Friday

Laker Stadium

Broadcast: WFKN 1220 AM (PXP: Brian Talley)

Last meeting: Franklin-Simpson won 38-28 on Sept. 24, 2010

Breakdown: Franklin-Simpson travels to Russell County on Friday to take on the Lakers in their first meeting since 2010. … The Wildcats won 31-21 at Allen County-Scottsville last week and have recorded two straight wins after starting 0-4. … Russell County is coming off a 51-22 victory at Warren Central last week. … Quarterback Gavin Gossage, running backs Dylan Bland and Collin Darnell and wide receiver Jamison Harris all scored two TDs each for the Colonels. 

Allen County-Scottsville (1-5) at Danville (1-4)

7 p.m. (CDT) Friday

Admiral Stadium

Broadcast: WVLE 99.3 FM (PXP: Kyle Harwood)

Last meeting: First meeting

Breakdown: Allen County-Scottsville hits the road to Danville on Friday for its first-ever meeting with the Admirals. … The Patriots dropped a 31-21 decision at home to Franklin-Simpson last week. … Running backs Landon Witcher (70 yards, TD), Jaquez McPeak (58, 1) and Dillon Rookstool (20, 1) combined for 148 yards and three TDs in the setback. … Danville has lost four straight – most recently a tight 30-29 heartbreaker at home to Hazard last week – after starting 1-0. … Quarterback Sage Dawson, running backs Keelan Story and Caleb Burns and wide receiver Corydon Crawford each scored TDs in the loss. 

Glasgow (5-1) at Adair County (2-4)

7 p.m. Friday

Indian Stadium

Broadcast: WCLU 102.3 FM (PXP: Joe Myers)

Last meeting: Glasgow won 68-8 on Oct. 1, 1998

Breakdown: Glasgow travels to Adair County on Friday to take on the Indians in the two sides’ first meeting since 1998. … The Scotties are tied with Belfry for the No. 2 ranking in Class 3A in the latest Kentucky AP poll. … Glasgow dropped a heartbreaking 21-20 decision at home to South Warren last week. … The Scotties held a late lead, but the Spartans scored with just seconds left to come out on top. … Quarterback Tanner Abernathy passed for 244 yards and two TDs in the Scotties’ setback, while wide receiver Hunter Scott finished with 129 yards and a pair of scores. … Adair County defeated Hart County 35-13 last week behind a 178-yard, 2-TD outing from quarterback Aaron Peck. 

Fulton County (5-1) at Russellville (0-6)

7 p.m. Friday

Rhea Stadium

Broadcast: WRUS 610 AM

Last meeting: Russellville won 23-22 on Sept. 28, 2018

Breakdown: Russellville hosts Fulton County on Friday at Rhea Stadium looking for its first win. … The visiting Pilots received 11 votes in Class A in the latest Kentucky AP poll. … The Panthers are coming off a 64-12 loss at Somerset last week. … Quarterback Lennon Ries passed for 122 yards and two TDs in the defeat, while wide receiver Josh Allen finished with 52 yards and a score. … Fulton County won 20-14 at Greenfield, Tenn. last Friday and has recorded four straight victories. … Running back Caleb Kimble rushed for 85 yards and two TDs to lead the Pilots.

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