(ALL GAMES AT 7:30)
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.
(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.