Week 8 prep football preview: Emerald Ridge vs. Heritage
Emerald Ridge vs. Heritage
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Friday
WHERE: McKenzie Stadium, 2205 NE 138th Ave., Vancouver
BROADCAST: TV, cable Ch. 28/328; Video webcast: Vancouver Public Schools YouTube Channel
RECORDS: Emerald Ridge (5-2); Heritage (2-5)
LAST WEEK: Emerald Ridge beat Sumner 21-14; Heritage lost to Union 56-7.
LAST YEAR: Emerald Ridge 31, Heritage 14
ABOUT EMERALD RIDGE: The Jaguars from Puyallup are in third-place in the South Puget Sound League, behind top-10 teams Graham-Kapowsin and Puyallup. Emerald Ridge has won four games in a row. Senior Kaden Martin had two sacks, a fumble recovery and rushed for two touchdowns against Sumner last week. Senior Tyler Martin starts at quarterback and senior Carl Milam leads the team in rushing.
ABOUT HERITAGE: Isaac Roa leads the Timberwolves in rushing with 590 yards. Anthony Kee has rushed for 510 yards and seven TDs. Andrew Cowley (342 yards on the season) led Heritage with 55 yards last week against Union. The Timberwolves have dropped five in a row, allowing an average of 47 points a game.
FANS’ PICK: Emerald Ridge (53 percent)
PREP PROLETARIAT SAYS: TBA Thursday