Mt. Vernon (4-3) at Shelbyville (6-1)
GAME TIME: 7 p.m.
COACHES: Doug Armstrong, 35-17 in 5th year at Mt. Vernon, 87-73 in 15th year overall. Patrick Parks, 109-113 in 21st year at Shelbyville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mt. Vernon, 59.89, 24th in 4A. Shelbyville, 66.52, 19th in 4A.
LAST MEETING: Mt. Vernon 40-0 Oct. 10, 2014.
NOTES: The Marauders are looking for their third straight win Friday at Shelbyville, who’s ranked No. 9 in Class 4A … Last week, Mt. Vernon topped New Castle 36-13 … Running back Nathan Seifert rushed 22 times for 144 yards and one score in the win while quarterback Jimmy Campbell added a touchdown pass to Mitch McCarthy … Shelbyville struggled to get any sort of offense rolling against New Palestine (45-0 loss) in less than perfect conditions last week … It was the first shutout against the Golden Bears all season … Shelbyville is off to its best start since 2009. … Junior quarterback John Lux has over 1,000 passing yards and 13 scores while senior running back Deshaun French has 946 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns … Wide receiver Damon Lux is a threat on the outside, as well, with more than 500 yards and seven scores.