Site: Memorial Stadium. Time: 7:30 p.m.
Dreher notes: The Blue Devils secured their first win of the season last week, whipping Eau Claire 35-6. In all, 12 Dreher players combined for 348 rushing yards on 55 carries. Leonard Kennedy was the main man before retiring early, ringing up 134 yards and one touchdown on 14 carries. Shane Van Dyke had 38 yards on 10 totes and scored three touchdowns … On defense, Farrington Huguenin had eight tackles, Rashon Fenderson had an interception, Derrick Hopkins blocked an EC field goal attempt and Devante Sims recovered a fumble … Kennedy is the top offensive threat with 403 yards rushing and four TDs to date … Huguenin leads the team in tackles (32) and sacks (2).
A.C. Flora notes: The Falcons defeated Brookland-Cayce last week for their second straight win after getting off to a 0-2 start under new coach dean Howell … ACF is relying heavily on a balanced running game that has produced 823 yards so far and an average gain of 4.9 yards. Five different Falcons backs have gained at least 100 yards. The list includes Ricky Williams (35-178-1), Cedric Cornelius (31-156-1), Jalen Ayers (17-129-2), Edward Taylor (17-126-0) and Sterling Mitchell (21-124-0) … Sophomore quarterback Stephen Cagle, a transfer from White Knoll and the son of former Timberwolves coach Mark Cagle, is 32-for-71 passing for 365 yards and two TDs. Hykeem Bogues has emerged as the No. 1 target among the receivers with 18 catches for 193 yards and two scores … Dante Lovett, Justice Walker and Edward Kirkland have been leaders on defense. Lovett and Walker share the team tackle lead with 43 stops apiece. Lovett also has three TFL, one sack and one quarterback pressure on the books. Kirkland has been a big play man with 32 tackles, five TFL, one sack, two quarterback pressures and two caused fumbles. Ty Pelzer has two interceptions.
Series history: The Falcons have won the last two meetings in this hotly contested inner-city rivalry, but the Blue Devils still enjoy a 20-17 edge in the series since the dawn of the modern era in 1970.