In other area games tonight (ranking reflects SSAC playoff rating):
Class AAA No. 9 Hurricane (6-3) at No. 1 Cabell Midland (9-0) - The Knights can wrap up the first undefeated regular season in school history by defeating their rivals to the east. Midland has two runners - senior tailback David Gaydosz and senior fullback Lowell Farley - that have eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark and coming off a bye week.
The Redskins have won four of their last five games, and are led by quarterback Austin Hensley. The junior has completed nearly 59 percent of his throws for 1,929 yards, 21 touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Class AAA No. 7 Spring Valley (6-3) at Winfield (4-5) - The Generals can reach the .500 mark, but it will be a tall order. The Timberwolves visit having won six of their last seven games.
Spring Valley senior fullback Elijah Wellman has 1,308 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns, while Winfield senior Seth Lewis has picked up 1,224 yards and scored six times on 223 carries.
Class AA No. 13 Braxton County (5-4) vs. No. 16 Sissonville (5-4) at University of Charleston Stadium - This is essentially a play-in game for the Class AA playoffs. The Indians are looking for their first playoff berth since 2007.
Two of Class AA's top players will be on display here. Sissonville senior running back Trent Stowers has run for 1,060 yards and 12 touchdowns while missing more than a game to injury this year. Braxton County quarterback Jacob Yanero has 1,143 rushing yards and has thrown for 465 yards. He's accounted for 17 TDs.
Class AA No. 20 Tolsia (4-5) at Poca (2-7) - The Rebels still have a slim hope of reaching the playoffs, but need help from numerous other teams. Poca has lost six of its last seven games, but it's equipped with talented running back T.T. Loudin. The junior has 1,149 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns this season.
Class A No. 10 Buffalo (7-2) at No. 3 Wahama (9-0) - The White Falcons have not played a West Virginia opponent this season. Their first meeting comes against the primary rival, as the Bison visit Mason coming off a heartbreaking 21-20 loss to Willow Wood Symmes Valley (Ohio) last week.
Buffalo quarterback Levi Jordan plays his final regular season game after breaking the school record for career passing yards earlier in the year. Jordan has thrown for 1,525 yards, 21 touchdowns and five interceptions.
Nitro (2-7) at Riverside (1-8) - An impressive offensive display could be in order for two struggling teams that have had a fair share of troubles on defense this season.
Herbert Hoover (1-8) at Mingo Central (4-5) - The Miners' home field was under more than 2 feet of snow Thursday. Neither are in the playoff race, although the game is expected to be played as scheduled.
Class AAA No. 4 George Washington (7-2) plays host to Parkersburg (4-5) at 1 p.m. Saturday at University of Charleston Stadium (See story, page 1B).