Tonight's High School Football Games At A Glance October 18, 2012

By Gene Phelps/NEMS Daily Journal

Ripley (6-3) at Booneville (6-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Ripley 51, Kossuth 12; Booneville 39, Holly Springs 7. … Both teams are 3-0 in Division 1-3A play. … Ripley QB Cody James has passed for 1,682 yards, rushed for 694 yards and accounted for 29 TD. … Booneville RB Dejesuse has rushed for 982 yards, 11 TD.
PREDICTION: Ripley

Thrasher (5-2) at Falkner (7-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – H.W. Byers 22, Thrasher 6; Falkner 39, TCPS 14. … Thrasher is 3-2, Falkner 4-1 in Division 1-1A play. … Thrasher averages 257 yards rushing per game. … Falkner RB Jeramie Lawrence has rushed for 1,475 yards, 23 TD. … The Eagles averaged 359 rushing yards per game.
PREDICTION: Falkner

TCPS (0-8) at Smithville (6-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Falkner 39, TCPS 14; Smithville 52, Houlka 20. … TCPS is 0-6, Smithville 4-1 in Division 1-1A play. … TCPS RB Zachary Tybor has rushed for 700-plus yards. … Smithville RB J.T. Pitts rushed for 162 yards, 2 TD last week. … Seminoles FB Turner Sanderson rushed for 5 TD against Houlka.
PREDICTION: Smithville