Ridgeview Wolfpack (2-0)
Wise Central Warriors (2-0)
When: Friday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Tommy McAmis Field, Norton, Va.
Series all time: Ridgeview leads 3-2 (Last meeting Ridgeview defeated Wise Central 49-14 on November 9, 2018 in Rose Ridge, Va.)
Two high octane offenses will take the field Friday night at Tommy McAmis field in Norton. The question is, will defense prevail between two rival Mountain 7 district foes, or will there be a track meet under the Friday night lights?
Ridgeview and Wise Central will contest the sixth meeting between the two programs on Friday night. Wise Central took the first two meetings between the teams, however, Ridgeview has won the last three in convincing fashion.
The Warriors and the Wolfpack have both put up video game numbers in the first two weeks of the season. Ridgeview is averaging a whopping 51.5 points over that span. Not to be outdone, the Warriors are averaging 55.5 points over their first two games.
The Warrior defense will look to contain superstar Trenton Adkins. Adkins has 652 yards and 11 touchdowns for the season already in wins over J. I. Burton and Shelby Valley.
The Wolfpack have also proven to be able to throw the pigskin around as well. Quarterback Nick Phillips has two touchdown tosses to receiver Timmy Hess. Fullback Alijah Sproles will be called upon to pound the rock up the middle on short yardage situations.
Wise Central features a three headed monster rushing attack. C. J. Crabtree leads the way for the Warriors with five touchdowns in the early going. Matt Peters and Maddox Reynolds have also impressed as both went over the century mark in a week one win over Eastside. Quarterback Ethan Mullins has displayed the ability to throw the ball and receiver Ben Brickey can go up and snag any ball from most defenders.
With Friday night’s showdown being the opening Mountain 7 district contest for both teams, a win is imperative. An overflow crowd is expected to dwell upon Tommy McAmis Field Friday night.
Another intense showdown in the battle of these two district rivals is sure to not disappoint.
I was born a Haysi Tiger but unfortunately succumbed to a broken heart on a cold rainy afternoon in King William, Virginia on December 6, 2014.
However, I was reincarnated as a Wolf, and became a runner of the Ridgeview Wolfpack on August 28, 2015. You now hear me howling most autumn Friday nights high atop Rose Ridge in Dickenson County or anywhere else my Pack of hungry Wolves may be, from Grundy to Falcon Hill or from Ben Hur to Pikeville, Kentucky.
I never wolfed down (pun very intended) a Tiger Taco like Mr. Brady Hess, but I was and still am known to devour a pizza from Pizza Factory on Main Street in Haysi.
I have always wanted to write about sports and now I have the opportunity to thanks to those who have built this wonderful place on the world wide web. Hope y’all enjoy.