Thursday, August 31
Mark Smothers Stadium - Vinemont
7:00 p.m. (WKUL-FM)
SERIES: Good Hope 29-16
2016: Vinemont won 14-7
LAST WEEK: Good Hope won 28-14 in jamboree over Susan Moore
COACH: Alan Scott (3rd year)
FLASH NOTES: A good first half was on display for the Raiders in the jamboree. The Raiders ran for 111 yards in the first two quarters and threw for 154 yards. Good Hope scored four times on four opening half possessions.
Sophomore QB Bailey Quick was seven of 11 passing, throwing two TD passes to Matt Dixon. Dixon had four catches for 85 yards and ran for 59 yards and a TD.
For the game, the Raiders accounted for 363 yards total offense, 17 first downs. But the Raiders also had 10 penalties for 45 yards.
Good Hope was strong on defense in the varsity segment, allowing the Bulldogs 32 yards of offense and three first downs by halftime.
The Raiders remember last year's game with the Eagles as they had an early 7-0 lead at home, but unable to stay on top.
Good Hope has a comfortable edge in the overall series 29-16, but Vinemont has been victorious, winning three of the last four decisions.
The Raiders are 5-1 at Mark Smothers Stadium since the 2000 season. Their only loss on Vinemont's turf was 26-14 in 2005.