Yorktown (3-5) at Mt. Vernon (4-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 p.m., Mt. Vernon field
COACHES: Mike Wilhelm, 67-52 in 11th year at Yorktown. Doug Armstrong, 35-18 in fifth year at Mt. Vernon, 87-74 in 15th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mt. Vernon, 59.9, 104th overall, 25th in Class 4A. Yorktown, 50.21, 158th overall, 33rd in Class 3A.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Mt. Vernon, 18-11
LAST MEETING: Yorktown, 27-15, Oct. 17, 2014
NOTES: The Marauders enter Week 9 fresh off a one-point loss to Shelbyville last week, 30-29… Mt. Vernon led 14-0 in the second quarter, but a charging Golden Bears (7-1) squad stole the show… Nathan Seifert added two touchdowns on the ground in the loss… Starting quarterback Jimmy Campbell ran for a touchdown as well but is out for this week’s contest against Yorktown after suffering an ankle injury against Shelbyville… For Yorktown, junior Brogan Miller leads the offense at quarterback and has thrown for 943 yards and 12 scores… A pair of lethal running backs control the backfield. Dawson Allen has 758 yards and eight touchdowns, while Jordan Spangler has 604 yards and seven scores.