Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Huron @ Riverview

The Chiefs (3-1) are coming off of a 28-14 victory over Milan while Riverview (4-0) routed Jefferson 37-6. The Pirates won last season's instant classic with a thrilling 40-37 victory which saw five lead changes in the final 3:54 of the game. Riverview has won the last three meetings by a total 10 points.

Riverview comes into Friday's game averaging 34 ppg. The Pirates are led by senior QB Drew Kroll on offense while the running game is led junior Eric Gant. The defense has been just as impressive giving up just under 12 ppg and is led by maybe the best LB in the league, Tyler Chase.

Huron has had to shrug off a season ending ACL injury to senior RB Ian Robinson against SMCC. Two underclassmen have filled in at the position with junior Jacob Fryer and sophomore Robert Sullins getting most of the carries. Huron's defense has been opportunistic this season. Senior CB Devin Collins leads the Chiefs with 3 Int's.

Although nothing can compare to last season's game, these two teams are evenly matched. Both appear to be playoff caliber teams with stars on both sides of the ball. Two players to watch out for are Riverview's Adam Borgert and Huron's Jonathan Krug. Both are extremely physical linemen. Another player to watch out for is Huron's junior QB Matt Hartwick. He has accounted for 8 TD's in the first four games this season.

This could be a low scoring affair with whoever wins the turnover battle winning the game. This may not be the only meeting of these two teams this season. It is homecoming at Riverview, that has to be worth something. Prediction Riverview 16 Huron 14

29 comments:

Anonymous said...

Here goes: GO BUCS!!!

Anonymous said...

Riverview 21 huron 13

Anonymous said...

The Pirates are gonna make the Chiefs walk the plank. ARRRRGH!!

Anonymous said...

Pirates and Chiefs. This is gonna be a good one. On paper they're the most matched teams in the league. If Huron beats Riverview they will finish the season 8-1, lose and they still finish 7-2 and see the play-offs..If this game is anything like last year, it's gonna be a close one. I'm gonna say 4th quarter 21-21; with a field goal being the final factor. Huron 24 - View 21.

KC

Anonymous said...

but KC: Riv has the better kicker, where's the love.

Anonymous said...

What I thought Cortez Grey was the best LB in the league! Wrong neither Grey or Chase are.

Anonymous said...

Tip for the Huron Coach:

Don't kick it deep to the best player on the team when you are up by less than a TD with a minute to go.



-bn

Anonymous said...

What does BN think of this one?

Anonymous said...

I actually agree with Chris on this. Very close one. I like the way both QBs are playing and can play. I wish Krug and Chase could line up over each other on every play.

Riverview 28 Huron 27 in OT

muffed place hold on the kick is the difference.

It travels, right Chris????

-bn

Chris Schultz said...

It does travel, sometimes.

Anonymous said...

Anon, i dont know who Views kicker is nor the stats. Lol

I do know Hurons kicker isn't bad but I haven't seen a field goal from Huron (unless I've missed it) but I'm sure Huron knows they may have to go for the attempt so it'll be practiced all day thursday. All I can say is this is going to be an awesome game for both teams.


KC

Anonymous said...

It's about damn time you showed some faith in riverview

Anonymous said...

Riverview will roll guys. They are very good. Big, quick, will control the line no problem.
I like Hurons program being on the upswing, but not this week.

Riverview is for real boys !
Game of the season 10/10 at Riverview

View 35, Huron 14

Anonymous said...

I think it's gonna be a different out come. The defenses of both teams faulter until the end. It's going to be a higher scoring game than you think.

Riverview 42 Huron 38

Huron turns over on downs on their last possession with 2:00 or less left on the clock.

Anonymous said...

I don't see that score at all. Both teams played Milan about the same. Obviously football is about match ups. These teams are almost a mirror image of each other personal wise. Big linemen with good speed from the skill guys. I see it as a toss up. Anybody hear of a September surprise?

Anonymous said...

View will not roll, lol stop.

-bn

Anonymous said...

Nothing will compare to last year's game. Just WOW. But this year I think both teams are evenly matched so should be a good game, although I think it will be close, if any team does roll and pour it on it's more likely to be Riverview.

Riverview 31 Huron 24

Anonymous said...

It will come down to who's underclassmen come through in the pinch

What juniors will step it up?

The difference will be who can execute and make stops. Also, the team that turn the ball over loses.

Lower scoring than people think...
21-20 Huron

Why? The ball bounces west on Friday...

-mj

Anonymous said...

The difference will be who can execute and make stops. Also, the team that turn the ball over loses.


DUH really??

Anonymous said...

Hurons line is equal in size and speed of Riverviews line lol they have almost the same packages in the backfield as well. This is going to be a closer game than people think

Anonymous said...

Duh?
Yeah, it's called defense.
Every offensive play is designed to go all the way. Every defensive call is designed to make a stop.

Duh?
Who can execute will make the difference.
Duh?
I guess some get their football smarts from ESPN...Duh...lol

Mj

Anonymous said...

Every play is designed to go all the way? I didn't know that. QB sneak? 10 yard out in a two minute drill?

Anonymous said...

Ask CC in 91 at the silverdome if a QB sneak can go all the way. 80 yards first play QB sneak for the score.

-bn

Anonymous said...

Matt Mcfall is a player to look at for in this one

Anonymous said...

I played both teams Rv&Nb n I should be beat one for sure. So I believe Nb will win..Rv isn't that good Milan should of beat them.

Anonymous said...

Riverview is going to run all over them Friday night...It's their HC!! Go Bucs

JS #22

Anonymous said...

7-0 BUCS! Going to be a great game!

Anonymous said...

How many times are we going to have to read about how Milan should have beaten Riverview? Enough already. Riverview is 4-0 and Milan is struggling. Get over it, you guys lost.

Turnovers and penalties are part of the game. Sour grapes. Milan is just not that good of a football team this year, it is ok to be in a rebuilding mode.

CM

Anonymous said...

Told you NB will win n I said Milan shouldn't lost to some pirates.