Friday Night’s Game

Water Valley vs. Bruce

By Bobby Murphree

• WHEN, WHERE:  Friday,  7 p.m. BHS Field

• RECORDS: WV 4-3 (1-1) Bruce 5-2 (2-0)

• SERIES: Bruce leads 21-18-1

• FIRST MEETING: 1946 WV won 26-0

• LAST MEETING:  2007 Bruce won 61-20

• LAST WEEK: WV beat Williams-Sullivan 39-6, Bruce over Ackerman 23-14

• TV: Cable Channel 57 (Delay) starting 11:am Saturday thru Sunday

• RADIO: WTMN 105.5 mhz. 7:00 pm

• TEAM COMPARISONS: WV averages 19.0 offense, and gives up 19.8 on defense. Bruce averages 31.1 offenses and gives up 14.2 on defense.

• NOTABLES: With 34 straight losses, Williams-Sullivan has the states longest losing streak. WV is 5-3 against Bruce since 2000.  The 61 points that the Trojans ran up against WV last year is the second most points scored against a Devil defense. J.Z George scored 62 points the following week and has the top spot with most points scored.  Bruce has fared well against WV during the month of October with a 16-9-1 record.  The Devils last win in Bruce was in 2002. WV won 19-14.

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