Pleasant Spartans vs. River Valley Vikings
Where: River Valley High School
When: 7 p.m. Friday
Records: Pleasant 2-2 overall, 0-1 Mid Ohio Athletic Conference; River Valley 3-1 overall, 1-0 MOAC
Last year: Pleasant won 30-12
Last week: Pleasant lost to Jonathan Alder 48-14; River Valley defeated North Union 16-0
Keys for River Valley
Vikings must key defensively on Pleasant’s passing game.
Successful rushing game would help Vikings control the clock against a Pleasant team which can put points on the scoreboard.
Control emotions in a big county game.
Keys for Pleasant
Spartans can’t be one-dimensional on offense, except if they are very sharp at it.
Pass defense has to step it up.
Spartans must get over big loss to Jonathan Alder and control their emotions in a big county game if they want to stay in MOAC Red Division chase.
Stat of the week
River Valley is rated fourth in Region 12 of Division IV in the first weekly computer ratings.