Football: Garinger vs. Hopewell Home
7:00 PM at Thunder Valley. Hopewell won 35-6 in the 2010 state playoffs. Players to watch: Garinger- LB Nichaun Wray, OL Yahya Abdurrazzaq, OL Demetrius Johnson; Hopewell- QB Jerry Chadwick, LB Gore Vaughnn, WR Jonquez Williams. THE SKINNY: Both teams have new coaches. Hopewell's Matt Jenkins is a 21-year veteran who inherited a playoff team that struggles on defense last season. Look for improvement on that side of the ball immediately. Hopewell's Dominique Heath is the top offensive threat as a receiver and kick returner. Garinger hasn't had much success lately. The Wildcats were 0-9 last season and outscored 338-31. They are 18-89 since 2003.