The Orangefield Bobcats (2-2) will face the Jasper Bulldogs (2-3) this Friday night at F.L. McClain stadium in Orangefield.

The Bobcats have had two weeks to prepare, they are coming off of their bye week and will be celebrating Homecoming Friday night. At the community wide pep rally on Monday evening, head coach Brian Huckabay addressed the audience in attendance. He stated that he had told the team that during all of the activities of Homecoming week to stay focused. He reminded the players that their job for the week was to prepare to win a football game, and they have been preparing on a daily basis.

Jasper will be playing a team from our district for the third week in a row. The Bulldogs are on a two game losing streak after falling to West Orange-Stark 37-13 and then losing to Silsbee 24-17.

The Bobcats are coming off of their strongest test of the season to date, falling two weeks ago to the class 3A, number five ranked Coldspring Trojans.

The Cats are rested and well prepared, looking to finish their pre-district schedule on a high note. Kick off will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

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