Week 8 prep football preview: Mark Morris vs. R.A. Long
Mark Morris vs. R.A. Long
2A GREATER ST. HELENS LEAGUE GAME
WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Longview Memorial Stadium, 2903 Nichols Blvd, Longview
RECORDS: Mark Morris (1-6, 0-4); R.A. Long (1-6, 0-4).
LAST WEEK: Mark Morris lost to Washougal 40-7; R.A. Long lost to Columbia River 48-0.
LAST YEAR: Mark Morris 34, R.A. Long 7
ABOUT MARK MORRIS: After close losses to Ridgefield and Columbia River, the Monarchs have been outscored 89-10 over the past two weeks. Mark Morris rushed for 143 of its 154 yards of offense last week in soggy conditions. Keoni Makaiwi led the way with 60 yards.
ABOUT R.A. LONG: Since a season-opening win over Fort Vancouver, R.A. Long has lost six straight by the average margin of 58-5. The Lumberjacks are coming off back-to-back shutouts. They managed only 27 net yards of offense last week. Gage Kotera, who was R.A. Long’s top receiver to open the season, played quarterback last week.
FANS’ PICK: Mark Morris (81 percent)
PREP PROLETARIAT SAYS: TBA Thursday