Water Valley Vs. Coffeeville
By Bobby Murphree
• WHEN, WHERE: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Coffeeville High School Field.
• RECORDS:WV 1-0 (0-0) Coffeeville 0-1 (0-0)
• SERIES: Water Valley leads 28-6-1
• FIRST MEETING: 1969 WV won 30-14
• LAST MEETING: 2009 Coffeeville won 34-25
• TV: Cable Channel 97 (Delay) starting 11 a.m. Saturday thru Sunday
• RADIO: WTMN 105.5 mhz. 7:30 pm
• TEAM COMPARISONS: Water Valley averages 13.0 on offense, and gives up 7.0 on defense. Coffeeville averages 6.0 on offenses and gives up 54.0 on defense.
• NOTABLES: WV has now won the last 5 of 6 games dating back to last year. For the first time in history the Devils played back to back overtime games. WV lost to Belmont last year during the play-off’s and this year beating Bruce. The Devils improve their overtime record to 9-3. WV now holds a 5-1 advantage in season opener’s against the Trojans, while bettering their overall record to 39-27-1. Coffeeville’s win over the Devils last season, was the first since a 22-15 victory in 1999. The 34 points the Water Valley defense gave up against the Pirates was the second most in the series. The Blue Devils marked a milestone with the victory over Bruce, winning their 375th game since 1942.