Albemarle (2-3, 2-0) at North Rowan (4-1, 1-0)
Spencer | Friday, Oct. 5
The Bulldogs moved to 2-0 in the Yadkin Valley Conference with their 34-7 home win over North Moore last week. Albemarle travels to North Rowan this Friday in a game that was originally scheduled for Sept. 21 but postponed due to Hurricane Florence. The Cavaliers have won three straight and are coming off a 42-0 win at South Stanly.
North Stanly (4-2, 2-0) vs. South Davidson (1-5, 0-2)
New London | Friday, Oct. 5
The Comets beat Chatham Central 66-0 and have won back-to-back games by a combined 117-6. Next up are the Wildcats, who visit North Stanly this week for a Yadkin Valley Conference game. South Davidson has just one win this season and lost to West Montgomery — a team the Comets beat by 45 points — 43-12 last Friday.
South Stanly (3-3, 1-1) at North Moore (1-4, 0-1)
Robbins | Friday, Oct. 5
The Rowdy Rebel Bulls followed up a shutout win with a 42-0 loss at home to North Rowan, evening their Yadkin Valley Conference and overall record. South Stanly now travels to North Moore to face the Mustangs, losers of three straight following their 34-7 loss to Albemarle last Friday. Last season, the Rebel Bulls blanked North Moore 34-0.
West Stanly (3-3) vs. Forest Hills (1-5)
Oakboro | Friday, Oct. 5
West Stanly hosts Forest Hills for the Rocky River Conference opener for both teams. The Colts are coming off a 34-13 loss to Jay M. Robinson last Friday. The Yellow Jackets, meanwhile, have lost four straight, most recently a 56-0 home defeat to Central Cabarrus. Forest Hills has allowed an average of 42.5 points, but West Stanly has managed just 16 points per game.