Midtown: Sports

Football focus

Friday matchups

Broughton (1-8, 1-4)

at Wakefield (8-1, 4-1)

Wolverines duo Connor Mitch and Jordan Fielleteau will look to help No. 3 Wakefield continue its winning ways in their final homecoming. Broughton’s offense has struggled as the Caps are coming off of a shutout loss at Heritage.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Enloe (1-8, 1-4)

at Sanderson (1-8, 0-5)

Both teams have struggled this year. Sanderson looks to break a 13-game conference losing streak as Enloe tries to bounce back from a homecoming loss.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Heritage (6-3, 4-1)

at Leesville Road (8-0, 5-0)

Heritage is on a four-game win streak and tied for second in the Cap Eight, but the Huskies face a true test in No. 2 Leesville Road. The Pride is the conference’s lone undefeated team.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Orange (7-1, 3-0)

at Card. Gibbons (8-0, 3-0)

Both teams are undefeated in Carolina 3-A play. No. 12 Orange looks to hand No. 5 Cardinal Gibbons its first loss of the year.

Start time: 7:30 p.m.

Ravenscroft (4-5, 3-1)

at Charlotte Christian (5-3, 2-0)

The Ravens travel to Charlotte in hopes of bouncing back after allowing a game-changing fourth quarter run against North Raleigh Christian.

Start time: 7 p.m.

WF-Rolesville (8-1, 4-1)

at Millbrook (2-7, 1-4)

No. 4 Wake Forest-Rolesville bounced back from its first loss of the year to jump ahead early last week and defeat Sanderson. Millbrook will look to send its class of 2013 out with an upset win as the team celebrates senior night.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Coach speak

Jason McGeorge


“(Wakefield and Leesville Road are) great challenges, but if you want to be a good program, you have to face those challenges. We’re going to go back and be prepared to play our game.”