Devils Face South Pontotoc Friday

Water Valley vs. South Pontotoc

By Bobby Murphree

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

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

• SERIES: WV leads  3-2-0

• FIRST MEETING: 1977 WV won 28-6

• LAST MEETING: 1984 South Pontotoc won 7-0

• LAST WEEK: Water Valley lost to Aberdeen 42-13, South Pontotoc lost to Nettleton 34-12

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

• RADIO: WTMN 105.5 mhz. 7 p.m.

• TEAM COMPARISONS: WV averages 17.2 on offense, and gives up 16.1 on defense. South Pontotoc averages 19.6 on offenses and gives up 27.8 on defense.

• NOTABLES:  With the region loss to Aberdeen, the Devils still can finish in second place in 2-3A. Water Valley must win all three of the remaining games to be assured of taking the runner-up spot.  Water Valley and South Pontotoc were members of Division 2A from 1982-83 and 2-3A in 1984. The Cougars have advanced to the MHSAA play-offs only six times since 1981.

• DIRECTIONS:  Take Hwy 315 East to Hwy 9W, turn right and go 8 miles to Banner, then exit onto CR195, travel 2.5 miles, turn left onto Hwy 9. Go 18 miles.  Make a right at CR195 (South Pontotoc Road), travel 1.5 miles, the school and field are together.

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