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Bryan Stations Andre Davis looked for running room as Lafayette hosted Bryan Station in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday October 2, 2014.  Photo by Mark Mahan
Bryan Stations Andre Davis looked for running room as Lafayette hosted Bryan Station in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday October 2, 2014. Photo by Mark Mahan Herald-Leader

Friday's kickoffs

City games

Clark County (2-5) at Tates Creek (3-5), 7:30 p.m.: When Tates Creek beat the Cardinals in double overtime in 2007, it was the Commodores' 11th win in the last 12 games of the rivalry. Times have changed. Clark County has won five of the last six.

Lexington Christian Academy (4-3) at Somerset (0-7), 7:30 p.m.: After averaging 11 victories a season over the last five years, Somerset is winless. This is the first time since 1998 the Briar Jumpers have lost seven games. LCA is coming off a big win over Middlesboro, thanks to Nick Whitman, who ran for 289 yards and five touchdowns.

Madison Central (3-5) at No. 15 Lafayette (5-3), 7:30 p.m.: Korrion Crier and Johan Williams have each rushed for more than 600 yards. They combined for 300 yards and four TDs in last week's win over Tates Creek. Lafayette has a dynamic running duo, too, in Walker Wood and Malik Robinson, who've combined for 1,650 yards and 20 TDs.

Paul Laurence Dunbar (3-4) at No. 13 Henry Clay (5-2), 7:30 p.m.: This will be a matchup of two of the fastest backs in the state: Dunbar's Jay Coleman (724 yards, nine TDs) and Henry Clay's Joquise Buford (1,034 yards, 16 TDs). The Blue Devils will have a new quarterback after Rhoman James suffered a shoulder injury in last week's loss to Scott County. He could be out 3-4 weeks. Henry Clay Coach Sam Simpson said junior C.J. Tackett and sophomore Legend Brumbaugh "are both capable of moving the offense and doing what we need them to do. We're planning on being the same team we are."

No. 3 Scott County (7-0) at No. 10 Bryan Station (5-2), 7:30 p.m.: Scott County Coach Jim McKee thinks this is Bryan Station's best team since Eric Shelton led the Defenders to the 1999 state finals. Bryan Station's passing game will be put to the test by Scott County's physical defense. The Defenders must find a way to slow Scott County's running attack. The Cards lead the state in rushing, averaging 360 yards. Defending Class 6A champ Scott County has a 22-game winning streak, and has won 22 consecutive games against Lexington opponents over the past five seasons.

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Football matchups

All times p.m. and local to site

Thursday

Bishop Brossart at Newport Central Catholic, 7

FRIDAY

Muhlenberg Co. at Adair Co., 7

Warren East at Allen Co.-Scottsville, 7

Greenwood at Apollo, 7

North Oldham at Atherton, 7:30

Fern Creek at Ballard, 7

Logan Co. at Barren Co., 7

Ludlow at Bellevue, 7

Williamsburg at Berea, 7:30

Powell Co. at Bourbon Co., 7:30

Frankfort at Bracken Co., 7:30

Scott Co. at Bryan Station, 7:30

North Bullitt at Bullitt East, 7:30

Madisonville at Calloway Co., 7

Ryle at Campbell Co., 7

Lynn Camp at Campbellsville, 7:30

Owen Co. at Carroll Co., 7:30

Metcalfe Co. at Casey Co., 8

Meade Co. at Central Hardin, 7:30

Graves Co. at Christian Co., 7

Bell Co. at Corbin, 7:30

Ballard Memorial at Crittenden Co., 7

Beechwood at Dayton, 7

Louisville Christian at DeSales, 7:30

Simon Kenton at Dixie Heights, 7

Spencer Co. at East Jessamine, 7:30

Oldham Co. at Eastern, 7:30

Hart Co. at Edmonson Co., 7

Paris at Eminence, 7:30

Nelson Co. at Fairdale, 7:30

Raceland at Fairview, 7:30

East Carter at Fleming Co., 7:30

Webster Co. at Fort Campbell, 7

Thomas Nelson at Fort Knox, 7:30

Anderson Co. at Franklin Co., 7:30

Breckinridge Co. at Franklin-Simpson, 7

Green Co. at Glasgow, 7

Conner at Grant Co., 7:30

Ashland Blazer at Greenup Co., 7:30

Todd Co. Central at Hancock Co., 7

Pineville at Harlan, 7:30

Whitley Co. at Harlan Co., 7:30

Paul Laurence Dunbar at Henry Clay, 7:30

Central at Henry Co., 7:30

Highlands at Holmes, 7

Grayson Co. at Jeffersontown, 7:30

Hazard at Jenkins, 7:30

North Hardin at John Hardin, 7:30

Bethlehem at Kentucky Country Day, 7:30

Jackson Co. at Knott Co. Central, 7:30

Elizabethtown at LaRue Co., 7:30

Madison Central at Lafayette, 7:30

Belfry at Lawrence Co., 7:30

Shelby Valley at Leslie Co., 7:30

Caverna at Louisville Holy Cross, 7

Betsy Layne at Magoffin Co., 7:30

Boyle Co. at Marion Co., 7:30

Henderson Co. at Marshall Co., 7

West Carter at Mason Co., 7:30

Fulton Co. at Mayfield, 7

Daviess Co. at McCracken Co., 7

Butler Co. at McLean Co., 7

Taylor Co. at Mercer Co., 7:30

Danville at Middlesboro, 7:30

Breathitt Co. at Morgan Co., 7:30

Caldwell Co. at Murray, 7

Covington Holy Cross at Newport, 7

Madison Southern at North Laurel, 7:30

Hopkinsville at Ohio Co., 7

Trigg Co. at Paducah Tilghman, 7

Nicholas Co. at Paintsville, 7:30

Lloyd Memorial at Pendleton Co., 7:30

Letcher Co. Central at Perry Co. Central, 7:30

Sheldon Clark at Pike Co. Central, 7:30

Phelps at Pikeville, 7:30

Butler at Pleasure Ridge Park, 7:30

South Laurel at Pulaski Co., 7:30

Knox Central at Rockcastle Co., 7:30

Johnson Central at Rowan Co., 7:30

Lewis Co. at Russell, 7:30

Clay Co. at Russell Co., 7

Fulton City at Russellville, 7:30

Bullitt Central at Shelby Co., 7:30

Lexington Christian at Somerset, 7:30

Allen Central at South Floyd, 7:30

Scott at South Oldham, 7:30

Monroe Co. at South Warren, 7

Seneca at Southern, 7:30

Lincoln Co. at Southwestern, 7:30

Manual at St. Xavier, 7:30

Clark Co. at Tates Creek, 7:30

Male at Trinity, 7:30

Owensboro Catholic at Union Co., 7

Doss at Valley, 7:30

Collins at Waggener, 7:30

Trimble Co. at Walton-Verona, 7:30

Bowling Green at Warren Central, 7

Bardstown at Washington Co., 7:30

McCreary Central at Wayne Co., 7:30

Moore at Western, 7:30

Garrard Co. at Western Hills, 7:30

Montgomery Co. at Woodford Co., 7:30

SATURDAY

Harrison Co. at Covington Catholic, 1

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