Prep football preview: Heritage vs. Battle Ground
4A Greater St. Helens League game
When, where: 7 p.m., Thursday; District Stadium, Battle Ground HS, Battle Ground
Internet radio: elisportsnetwork.com
Last week: Heritage lost to Skyview 43-3; Battle Ground beat Mountain View 69-43
Last meeting: Battle Ground won 33-22 in 2014.
Players to watch: Heritage RB Kalani Umiamaka has rushed for 318 yards and 2 TDs; Battle Ground QB Gunner Talkington has passed for 1,212 yards and 11 TDs this season.
Game notes: Talkington only has 24 incompletions in 110 attempts this season. By comparison, Heritage QB Gavin Lee had 14 incompletions last week in 17 attempts. … Battle Ground RB Curtis Stradley had his first 100-yard rushing game last week. … The Timberwolves have struggled offensively, failing to score a touchdown the last two weeks. … The game is being played Thursday because Prairie has a home game Friday at District Stadium.
The Prep Proletariat says: “I’ve misfired on Battle Ground three of four weeks this season. The Tigers probably would be happier with me picking against them. Not this week. BATTLE GROUND 48, HERITAGE 6.”
Score Czar pick: Battle Ground 31, Heritage 7