Football: West Charlotte (HC) at Hopewell
Kickoff: 7 p.m. West Charlotte (3-4, 1-3) at Hopewell (1-6, 0-4). Last meeting: Hopewell won 42-20 last year. THE SKINNY: Both of these MECKA 4A conference teams need a win to keep flickering state playoff hopes alive. Hopewell is on a six-game losing streak and must invigorate an offense that hasn’t scored in the past two games. West Charlotte’s Pralowe Grier (678 yards) is the top rushing threat.