Lexington (13-1) vs. Northwestern (13-1)
Lexington Yards Per Game Avg
OFFENSE: 398.9 (203.1 rush/195.8 pass)
DEFENSE: 371.9 (187.3 rush/184.6 pass)
Northwestern Yards Per Game Avg
OFFENSE: 450.3 (158.4 rush/291. 9 pass)
DEFENSE: 243.6 (68.0 rush/175.6pass)
LEXINGTON PLAYERS TO WATCH: QB Brandon Blake (167-297-12 2,214), QB Donny Baker (41-65-4 481 yds, 4 TDs), RB Slade Carroll (332 car., 2,006 yds 23 TDs) WR Jayson Hopper (66 rec., 750 yds, 10 TDs), Tyler Schadewald (44 rec., 870 yds, 9 TDs), WR Oscar Ferguson (44 rec., 467 yds, TD), LB Trey Mitchell (136 tackles), LB Ken Oliverra (117 tackles, 6 sacks), DB Dai’quan Wells (7 INTs), DB Nick Graves (35 tackles, 2 INTs), Eric Ricker (85 tackles, 6 INTs), K Christian Kinsley (10-14 FG att, 46-46 extra points)
NORTHWESTERN PLAYERS TO WATCH: QB Gage Moloney (287-382-5, 3,694 yds), RB Jerry Howard (183 car., 1,422 yds 17 TDs), WR Jordan Starkes (69 rec., 991 yds, 11 TDs), WR Jamario Holley (68 rec., 914 yds, 10 TDs), Julian Shockley (62 rec., 855 yds 11 TDs), DE Logan Rudolph (14 ½ sacks) DB Julius Shockley (89 tackles), DE Trae’Von Hilton (106 tackles, 8 ½ sacks)
NOTES: Lexington is the home team for the game. … Both teams carry 13-game winning streaks into the game. … Northwestern is making 11th state appearance and looking for second title in three years. … Lexington is in title game for first time since 2000 and hasn’t won a championship since 1950. … Northwestern defensive end Logan Rudolph is the younger brother of Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph and is one of the top prospects in the Class of 2017.
All games at Williams-Brice Stadium
Class 4A, Division I
Dorman vs. Fort Dorchester, noon
South Pointe vs. Midland Valley, 3 p.m.
Class 4A, Division II
Lexington vs. Northwestern, 6 p.m.
TICKETS: $10 and can be bought at the stadium on the day of the game.
RADIO: 93.1 FM and online at www.lexingtonwildcats.com.
LIVE STREAM: All games this weekend will be streamed on www.nfhsnetwork.com for a fee of $9.95. Burch Antley, Stacey Hough, Emerson Phillips and Tyler Cupp will be on the broadcasts.