Week 8 preview/pick | Doss at Fern Creek

Week 8 preview/pick | Doss at Fern Creek

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Week 8 preview/pick | Doss at Fern Creek

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It’s the Week 8 Kentucky HS football preview with The C-J’s Jason Frakes and Chris White looking at this week’s monster games in Louisville area high school football.

DOSS (3-3) AT FERN CREEK (6-1)

Winner takes first place in Class 5-A, District Four

* Kickoff: 7 p.m.

* Doss has won two straight after a 20-7 victory at Iroquois last week as juniors Hamilton Wilson (22 carries, 132 yards, one touchdown) and Courtney Williams (nine carries, 106 yards) had big games on the ground. Sophomore quarterback Terez Traynor has passed for 570 yards and eight touchdowns and rushed for 298 yards and two scores this season.

* Fern Creek is off to its best start since 2009 (also 6-1) after last week’s 39-0 victory over Southern. Junior quarterback Shamar Bryant passed for 94 yards and a touchdown and also rushed for 84 yards and a score. It was the third shutout of the season for a Fern Creek defense that is allowing just 7.6 points per game.

* The pick: Fern Creek 28-7.

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