WHEN: Today, 7:30 p.m.
RECORDS: Cox Mill 1-1, 0-0 South Piedmont 3A; West Rowan 1-1, 0-0 North Piedmont 3A
COACHES: Cox Mill’s Craig Stewart is in his seventh season (28-43); West Rowan’s Joe Nixon is in his fifth season (33-21)
LAST MEETING: Cox Mill won at home last year, 26-7.
BROADCAST: WSAT 103.3 FM, 1280 AM, Memories1033.com
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Cox Mill: junior linebacker Sekou Roland, senior linebacker Bodan N’dala, junior quarterback Varney Farhnbullah , senior receiver Christian Henry, senior running back Damari Coleman; West Rowan: senior receiver Jalen Houston, senior offensive lineman Johnny Hassard, senior defensive lineman Zeek Biggers, senior linebacker Baiden Suddarth, senior defensive back Reggie Everheart, senior defensive back T.K. Lark
MATCHUP: Familiarity helps the Charger this week, as they face an former SPC foe, but they know this contest will not be easy. The athleticism of West Rowan will be something to watch as the game progresses. The Chargers played much better last week than they did Opening Night but need to bring that emotion on the road against the big, physical Falcons. Both teams have strong defensive front sevens, and that may be where this game is decided.
-- Jay Boyd