Area football previews: Week 2

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Warren East (0-1) at Russell County (1-0)

7 p.m. Friday

Laker Stadium

Broadcast: ESPN Radio 102.7 FM (PXP: Tyler Eaton; Analyst: Tyler Mansfield)

Updates: Twitter

Last meeting: Warren East won 31-14 on Sept. 20, 2019

Breakdown: Warren East travels to Russell Springs on Friday night for a meeting with Russell County. … The Raiders dropped their season opener 40-0 to South Warren last week. … East finished with just 52 total yards of offense in the loss. … The Lakers defeated Casey County 46-7 last Friday in their opener. … Running back Collin Darnell rushed for 70 yards and two touchdowns with nine carries.

Logan County (1-0) at Greenwood (1-0)

7 p.m. Friday

Gator Stadium — “The Swamp”

Broadcast: WRUS 610 AM

Last meeting: Logan County won 43-6 on Sept. 20, 2019

Breakdown: Greenwood hosts Logan County on Friday night in its home opener at “The Swamp”. … The Gators opened their season last week with a 42-0 win at Warren Central. … Greenwood didn’t enter any statistics from that game on the KHSAA Scoreboards website. … The Cougars defeated Russellville 29-7 last week in their opener. … Quarterback Braxton Baptiste completed 10-of-25 passes for 155 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing for 138 yards and another TD in the win.

Warren Central (0-1) at Allen County-Scottsville (0-1)

7 p.m. Friday

Patriot Stadium

Broadcast: WVLE 99.3 FM (PXP: Kyle Harwood)

Last meeting: ACS won 47-38 on Sept. 20, 2019

Breakdown: Allen County-Scottsville hosts Warren Central on Friday night in its home opener at Patriot Stadium. … The Patriots dropped their season opener 21-19 at Glasgow last week. … Quarterback Trace McIntyre completed 13-of-20 passes for 188 yards and a touchdown, while rushing for 24 yards and two TDs in the loss. … The Dragons lost 42-0 to Greenwood in their opener and are on a 46-game losing streak dating back to Oct. 16, 2015. … TySeam Day registered 11 total tackles for Central in the loss.

Bowling Green (1-0) at Pleasure Ridge Park (0-0)

6:30 p.m. (CT) Friday

Panther Stadium

Broadcast: WDNS 93.3 FM (PXP: Tim Waggoner)

Last meeting: Bowling Green won 56-0 on Sept. 13, 2019

Breakdown: Bowling Green travels back to Louisville this week for a meeting at Pleasure Ridge Park on Friday night. … The Purples opened their season with a 14-0 win at St. Xavier. … Quarterback Conner Cooper completed 18-of-25 passes for 211 yards and a touchdown in the win, while running back Javeius “Javy” Bunton rushed for 81 yards and a TD. … PRP didn’t play in Week 1.

Franklin-Simpson (0-0) at Russellville (0-1)

7 p.m. Friday

Rhea Stadium


  • WFKN 1220 AM (PXP: Brian Talley)
  • WRUS 610 AM

Last meeting: Franklin-Simpson won 42-0 on Sept. 20, 2019

Breakdown: Russellville hosts Franklin-Simpson on Friday night in its home opener at Rhea Stadium. … The Panthers dropped their season opener 29-7 at Logan County last week. … Russellville’s lone touchdown came on a Lamarcus Hickman interception and 28-yard return for a TD. … The Wildcats didn’t play in Week 1.

Metcalfe County (1-0) at Edmonson County (0-1)

7 p.m. Friday

Wildcat Stadium


Last meeting: Metcalfe County won 22-20 in overtime on Sept. 20, 2019

Breakdown: Edmonson County hosts Metcalfe County on Friday night at Wildcat Stadium. … The Wildcats opened their season with a 26-14 loss to Hancock County last week. … Quarterback Jon Smith completed 11-of-19 passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns in the loss. … The Hornets defeated Adair County 22-19 last Friday. … Running back Gabe Zurmehly rushed for 85 yards and two TDs with 17 carries.

Note: Louisville Central at South Warren was canceled.

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