Hubbard vs. Kerens
7:30 p.m. Friday
At Tiger Stadium (Corsicana)
RECORDS: Hubbard 3-1, Kerens 2-2
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Hubbard: QB Braydyn Gillham, FB Trey Henderson, RB Braden Simpson, WR D’Warren Simmons. Kerens: QB Nate Betts, DB Jalon Moss, WR Brett Anderson, RB Rayvon Faulk.
UPDATE: Last year’s meeting was the first at Tiger Stadium, where Hubbard had a grinder, winning 24-8 with long drives ... Henderson gained 122 yards on 25 carries ... Casen Martin, who is out with a collarbone injury had a 59-yard punt return for a TD ... McClinton, who may return this week from an injury, gained 60 yards while filling in at tailback ... Betts threw three interceptions, including two in the second half ... Hubbard leads the Golden Circle in team defense (175 yards per game), scoring offense (239 points) and scoring defense (56 points) ... the game features three of the top five receivers in the Golden Circle in Simmons, Nick Johnson and Kerens’ Anderson (10 for 172 and 2 TDs) ... Betts is the GC’s fourth leading passer (21-38-4, 336 and 5 TDs) and sixth leading rusher (43-396, 9.2 average).