Week 3 football preview: Prairie vs. Mountain View
When, where: 5 p.m. Friday at McKenzie Stadium
Radio: KKOV 1550 AM and www.1550talk.com.
Last meeting: Mountain View won 20-12 on Sept. 17, 2010 in Battle Ground.
Last week: Prairie beat Hockinson 55-7; Mountain View lost to Camas 31-0.
Prairie (1-1, 0-0 3A GSHL): QB Colin Seitz has averaged almost 300 yards passing a game this season and he’s thrown nine TD passes. … Ancil Cecil is the Falcons’ leading receiver with 12 catches for 207 yards and five TDs. … Jesse Zalk has 8 catches for 171 yards and two TDs. … Zalk also has three interceptions this season.
Mountain View (1-1, 0-1 3A GSHL): Mountain View’s first two games were like night and day. The Thunder scored 49 in the first game, 0 in the second. … RB Nick Mace had 130 yards rushing against Evergreen, 1 against Camas. … QB Riley O’Dell was the Thunder’s leading rusher against Camas with 48 yards on 13 carries.
Bottom line: It will be Prairie’s passing vs. Mountain View’s running. The Thunder want to control the ball. If not, O’Dell and the passing game will need to keep pace.
Columbian’s pick: Mountain View.
Fans’ pick: Mountain View