Coverage Breakdown: Pontotoc @ IAHS
Players to Watch
Harmon missed the first 5 games of the year due to an injury, but has picked up where he left off last season with 446 yards on 56 carries with 5 TD's in his first four starts of his junior campaign. Immanuel Vance carries the load for the Warriors while Harmon was out, with 931 yards in 7 games including a huge 377 yard rushing game against New Albany.
The Fortius Project standout is the Warriors leading threat in the passing game, hauling in 41 catches for 565 yards with 9 TD's so far this season.
Huey leads the Warriors stingy defense with 98 tackles including 15 for loss in his senior season. Morgan and the Pontotoc defense will face their toughest challenge yet, this week against an IAHS offense that averages 39 points per game.
Orr has been the leader of the Indians offensive attack this season. The 6'6 Junior has totaled up 1,251 yards through the air with 18 TD's and only 2 interceptions this season.
Chandler leads the Indians on the ground with 656 yards on the ground on 118 carries with 7 TD's, through the first 9 games of the season.
Shumpert leads the IAHS defense with 101 tackles this season. He and his teammates will have a tough challenge this week trying to slow down Gabe Harmon and Jaxon Orr along with the rest of the Pontotoc offensive attack.
Keys to the Game
This is a matchup of two teams that both average 30+ points per game. So, which defense will step up tonight and get their team a huge Region 2-4A win?
IAHS has the homefield advantage so it will bf key for Pontotoc to get off to a hot start to prevent the Indians crowd from getting into the game and facing a tough deficit.
Which team wants the big win more? In a matchup of 2 Top 5 teams from 4A, the winner will be in the drivers seat for 4A North as we get closer to the Playoffs.
The junior tailback has been huge for the Warrior offense the last couple of weeks, and he's due for another big game on a big stage.