Kanawha County rivals to meet in Wendy's Friday Night Rivals Game of the Week
CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) —
The South Charleston Black Eagles and Capital Cougars will square off in the shadows of the Capitol dome in our Wendy's Friday Night Rivals Game of the Week presented by the Marshall Sports Medicine Institute.
South Charleston (3-5) will take on the Cougars (5-3) at UC Stadium Friday night in the penultimate week of the regular season.
The Black Eagles will be looking to break a streak of two consecutive losses, including a 23-0 loss last week against the undefeated No. 1 Huntington Highlanders.
South Charleston's offense is averaging just 14 points a game and has been shut out on twice. In the last four games, the Black Eagles have scored a combined 13 points. South Charleston's defense is giving up 24.5 points per game on the season.
Here is a look at how South Charleston has fared so far this season:
Week 1: 13-12 win vs George Washington
Week 2: 49-17 loss vs Cabell Midland
Week 3: 41-28 loss vs Johnson Central (KY)
Week 4: 41-20 win at Riverside
Week 5: 35-0 loss at Spring Valley
Week 6: Idle
Week 7: 7-0 win at Ripley
Week 8: 16-6 loss vs St. Albans
Week 9: 23-0 loss at Huntington
Sitting outside the top 16, the Capital Cougars need to get back in the win column if they hope to make the playoffs.
Like South Charleston, Capital comes into this week 10 matchup coming off a loss. The Cougars fell to Spring Valley 35-28.
Led by quarterback Kerry Martin Jr., Capital's offense has scored just over 37 points per game this season. The Cougars' defense has given up nearly 24 points a game this season.
With just two games remaining, here a look at how Capital has performed this season:
Week 1: 31-20 loss at Johnson Central (KY)
Week 2: 44-14 win vs Riverside
Week 3: 40-21 win vs Parkersburg
Week 4: 55-49 win at Cabell Midland
Week 5: 24-21 loss at Huntington
Week 6: Idle
Week 7: 34-6 win at Hurricane
Week 8: 55-0 win vs. Woodrow Wilson
Week 9: 35-25 win vs Capitol
South Charleston and Capitol will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and you can watch all the action on Stadium, or online here.
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Following this matchup we have just three more Wendy’s Friday Night Rivals Games of the Week remaining: