CENTRAL (0-2) AT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (1-1)
* Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.
* Storyline: Battle of top-four schools in respective classes.
* Central: The Yellowjackets, ranked No. 4 in Class 3-A, suffered their second straight close loss last week in a 20-14 defeat at Corbin (ranked No. 2 in 3-A). Seniors Corey Johnson (43 yards) and Chereioun Jones (23 yards) had touchdown runs in the defeat. Central also started 0-2 in the last two seasons before picking up its first victory. The Yellowjackets beat the Centurions 28-21 last year.
* Christian Academy: The Centurions, ranked No. 4 in Class 2-A, got a big game from senior running back Anteneh Thompson (16 carries, 107 yards, two TDs) in a 34-11 victory over Eastern last week. Senior tight end/defensive end Jake Paulson committed to Western Kentucky University on Monday. He has three catches for 28 yards and 15 tackles (nine solo) this season.
* The pick: Central 34-28.