Mt. Vernon (6-4) at Pendleton Heights (4-6)
GAME TIME: 7 p.m., Arabian Field.
COACHES: Doug Armstrong, 37-18 in 5th year at Mt. Vernon, 89-74 in 15th year overall. John Broughton, 225-185 in 40th year at Pendleton Heights.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mt. Vernon, 60.05, 102nd overall, 24th in Class 4A. Pendleton Heights, 45.67, 171st overall, 40th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Mt. Vernon defeated Jay County, 42-14. Pendleton Heights defeated Connersville, 48-32.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 17-17.
LAST MEETING: Mt. Vernon, 35-7, Sep. 25, 2015.
NOTES: Despite losing its starting quarterback, senior Jimmy Campbell, Mt. Vernon’s football team continues to grind out wins… Junior running back Nathan Seifert has found his rhythm in the backfield giving the Marauders a reliable offensive threat with Campbell out… He leads the team now with 753 rushing yards… Sophomore Josh Coons leads the offense at quarterback… Mt. Vernon handled Pendleton Heights 35-7 at home on Sept. 25… Since then, the Arabians are 2-2… Senior Chase Cochran leads the team with 985 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns while senior Jarrod Hubble leads Pendleton Heights through the air with 412 yards and 10 touchdown… Another running back, senior Logan Drye, has picked up 836 yards on the ground this season.