Prep football preview: Battle Ground (2-0) vs. Mountain View (1-1)
WHEN, WHERE: 4:30 p.m. Friday at McKenzie Stadium
INTERNET RADIO: ESN3
TV: Comcast Cable 28/328.
LAST WEEK: Battle Ground beat Tualatin 38-7; Mountain View lost to Union 43-18
GAME NOTES: Battle Ground QB Gunner Talkington has passed for 565 yards and 5 TDs this season. His 75 percent completion percentage is tops in the region for any QB with more than 20 attempts. won the last two meetings. Battle Ground won last year’s meeting 69-43. Tigers WR Austin Adams leads the region with 23 receptions for 338 yards and 3 TDs. Talkington is the Tigers’ leading rusher with 112 yards. The ground-oriented Thunder are led by Glen Perry with 170 yards as Mountain View spreads its rushing attempts around. Sophomore Darien Chase has 13 catches for 301 yards and 3 TDs. Battle Ground won last year’s meeting 69-43. The two teams have combined for 207 points in their past two meetings.
FANS’ PICK: Battle Ground (82 percent)
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