Other Thursday night football games: Southern at Butler

Other Thursday night football games: Southern at Butler

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Other Thursday night football games: Southern at Butler

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Southern (1-5) at Butler (5-1)

The Bears are on a five-game winning streak; the Trojans have lost five in a row.

Southern was off last week after dropping a 34-18 decision to Fern Creek on Sept. 21. Deon Yelder had five receptions for 126 yards and a touchdown in the defeat.

* Butler posted a 34-17 victory over Manual last week as Justin Thomas (18 carries, 105 yards) and William Johnson (11 carries, 100 yards, two TDs) both reached triple digits on the ground. Only a sophomore, Johnson has emerged as a solid running back with 394 yards and 11 TDs this season.

* Butler has won 10 straight meetings with Southern, including 34-13 last season. The Trojans’ last victory in the series came in 1986 by a score of 21-0.

* The pick: Butler 34-7.

Other predictions

(Home team in CAPS)

DeSales 41, SHAWNEE 13

DOSS 34, Fairdale 20

Moore 27, VALLEY 21

Pleasure Ridge Park 41, SENECA 20

Last week’s record: 15-0.

Season record: 109-28.

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