Four Downs: Raiders set for rematch with TitansOctober 28, 2020
Here is a look ahead to Friday’s sectional semifinal.
Titans at Raiders
Teams: Gibson Southern (7-3) at Southridge (10-0), 7:30 p.m., Raider Field
Series: Southridge leads, 21-14
Last Meeting: Southridge defeated Gibson Southern, 48-28, Sept. 18.
1. Southridge is two wins away from claiming a Sectional 32 championship, and the Raiders will be back Friday on their home field. They’ll get a look at a Gibson Southern team that they bested, 48-28, during the regular season. However, things can get close come sectional time. The Titans defeated Heritage Hills, 21-10, Oct. 23 to get to this point.
2. Raiders coach Scott Buening would like to see Southridge improve its tackling this week following a 42-10 in the sectional opener against Mount Vernon (Posey). He thought the Raiders did a lot of lunging and diving at the Mount Vernon ball carriers, which was uncharacteristic for his players. Buening also thinks Southridge’s offense can carry out its fakes better and protecting the football.
3. Southridge senior Camden Gasser went off against Gibson Southern in the regular season to the tune of six touchdowns — three rushing and three receiving. Gasser especially saw lots of success on the jet sweep play against the Titans, but Buening anticipates Gibson Southern will have an answer on how to defend that going into Friday.
4. “They have a system that allows them to take advantage of whatever you’re playing defensively,” Buening said of the Titans. “And they are willing to run the ball, they’re willing to throw the ball. Where we think we have a lot of versatility with our offense, they do, too. They have ability to do a lot of different things and they do them all well.”
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