Game preview: Floyd Central at Columbus East

Game preview: Floyd Central at Columbus East

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Game preview: Floyd Central at Columbus East

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Floyd Central (4-1, 3-0 in HHC) at Columbus East (5-0, 3-0 in HHC)

Kickoff: 7 p.m.

The Highlanders, with four straight victories, will challenge the Olympians for the lead in the Hoosier Hills Conference

East won last year’s game 67-7 and has won 11 straight in the series since a 24-13 loss to Floyd Central in 2003.

The Olympians, ranked No.3 in Class 5-A, have won 11 consecutive conference championships, 59 straight league games, and 80 of the last 81 regular-season games against conference opponents.

Sagarin ratings: Floyd Central 62.59, Columbus East 92.16

“When teams in this league see orange and white, there is that intimidation, there is that mental factor that goes into play. Hopefully we can get rid of that stigma and put up a good fight.” – Floyd Central coach Brian Glesing

“They will control the clock, run the football and play defense. That’s a good plan. We can’t let them get into that plan.” – Columbus East coach Bob Gaddis

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