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Shelbyville (4-0) at Greenfield-Central (2-2)

GAME TIME: 7:30 p.m., Cougar Stadium

COACHES: Patrick Parks, 107-112 in 21st year at Shelbyville. Roger Dodson, 35-65 in 10th year at Greenfield-Central, 99-124 in 23rd year overall

SAGARIN RATINGS: Shelbyville, 66.16, 84th overall, 19th in Class 4A. Greenfield-Central, 55.04, 146th overall, 36th in Class 4A

SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Shelbyville, 18-12

LAST MEETING: Shelbyville, 37-13, Sep. 19, 2014

Notes: Greenfield-Central was outscored 24-7 in the second half last week in a 31-27 loss to Pendleton Heights … The Cougars led 17-7 at half before the Arabians scored on four straight possessions in the second half … After starting the season 2-0, Greenfield-Central has lost its last two contests, both late in the game … For the Cougars, Jeremiah Fields was 8-for-14 passing for 133 yards and a touchdown … The senior also led the ground attack with 48 yards … Andy Kim only managed 19 yards on six carries … Orlando Mojica had two catches for 57 yards … Bryce Ratliff ignited the offense with two kick off returns for touchdowns … Cougar kicker Trenton Pierce returned against Pendleton Heights after missing two games … Last year, Shelbyville rolled to a 37-13 win against Greenfield-Central … The Golden Bears are led by a balanced offensive attack with weapons both on the ground and through the air … Quarterback John Lux has thrown for 638 yards (28 of 46) and seven touchdowns … Starting running back DeShaun French has carried the ball 70 times for 523 yards and nine scores … Sophomore speedster Damon Lux has 12 receptions for 333 yards and three touchdowns … Shelbyville scored 30 points in the opening half last year against the Cougars to seal the win … Friday will be homecoming for Greenfield-Central.

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Kris Mills is a sports reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. He can be reached at 317-477-3230 or kmills@greenfieldreporter.com.