Football: Hopewell at Mallard Creek
Kickoff: 7 p.m. Hopewell (1-4, 0-1) at Mallard Creek (4-1, 1-0). Last meeting: Mallard Creek won 69-0 last year. Players to watch: Hopewell – RB Dimitris Camp, DB Tre Exume, RB Chase Christmas; Mallard Creek – QB James Smith, WR Mahlon Medley, WR Kyle Horton. THE SKINNY: Reigning MECKA 4A conference champion Mallard Creek has scored 50, 40 and 56 points its past three games (all victories). That doesn’t bode well for Hopewell, which has allowed 24 or more points the past four games. The Titans need to limit errors and maintain focus. Grinding out long, productive drives could help keep it low scoring.