Written By: JMF
The Raiders of East Carter are coming off an exciting victory over county rival West Carter. The Wildcats of Bath County is looking to snap a 4-game losing streak.
East Carter (3-2) has won 3 of their last 4 games and will be looking to win their second straight game. The Raiders’ offense will look to get Landon Yoak going again this week. Last week he racked up 141 yards and 3 TDs in the win over West Carter. Yoak is averaging 97.6 yards per game on the season and has 9 rushing TDs.
East Carter QB, Quentin Johnson has completed 52 of 82 passes this season for 654 yards and 7 TDs. He has only thrown 2 INTs this season and is averaging 130.8 yards per game passing. He found Gabe Roberts for 5 of those TDs and connected with Michael Hall on the other 2 TDs.
Bath County (1-4) has struggled since their season-opening win over Fairview. They were able to put up 20 points in that win. In the four games since, they have managed to combine for a total of 22 points. Things will not get any easier this week when facing the East Carter defense. Last week East Carter was able to come up with 3 interceptions and had 5 tackles-for-loss.
The Wildcats will look to get Carter Hart going offensively. On the season he has ran 60 times for 316 yards and 1 TD. They will also look to get Cole Hart jumpstarted. Cole has thrown for 2 TDs on the season while running for 106 yards and 1 TD.
Bath County’s defense will need a strong performance. Bath County is giving up 37 points per game and hasn’t held a team under 39 since their first game of the season. East Carter brings in a high-powered offense that is averaging 31.8 points per game.
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.