Football Preview: Murray - Mayfield

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Murray high hosts Mayfield tonight at 7:00 pm at ty Holland Field. Murray comes into the game with a 4-2 record, while Mayfield is 5-1. The Tigers beat Caldwell County last week 41-34. Mayfield is coming off of a 68-8 victory against Ballard Memorial.

Like most teams in the area, Murray is run dominant, with 212 running plays and just 85 pass plays so far this season. Quarterback Rowdy Sokolowski leads the Tigers in rushing with 435 yards and eight touchdowns on 82 carries. Charvelle McCallister has 356 yards and five touchdowns on 55 carries. McCallister has missed the last two games, but should be back tonight. Brandon Dahncke has 335 yards on 56 carries with four touchdowns.

Sokolowski has completed 44 of 85 passes for 8 touchdowns with 10 interceptions.

Mayfield throws it a little more often than Murray with 113 pass plays and 188 running plays so far this year. Kylan Galbreath leads the Cardinals with 476 yards and six touchdowns on 98 carries. Tre Barnes has 185 yards and three touchdowns on 32 carries. And Trey Murrell has 152 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries.

Quarterback Zane Cartwright has completed 58 of 108 passes for 798 yards and nine touchdowns with five interceptions.

Murray and Mayfield have had three common opponents. Murray lost to Paducah Tilghman 31-21, while Mayfield beat Tilghman 36-6. Murray beat Union County 18-6, while Mayfield beat Union County 36-20. And Murray beat Caldwell County 41-34, while Mayfield beat them 21-20.

The Massey Ratings prediction is: Mayfield 37 - Murray 21.

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