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Week 1 – Maplewood at Reynolds
Friday, August 30, 2013

TIME: 7 p.m.

PLACE: Reynolds Raider Stadium

LAST 3 MEETINGS
Aug. 31, 2012 – Reynolds, 44-0
Oct. 9, 2009 – Maplewood, 12-7
Oct. 4, 2008 – Maplewood, 20-6

NOTEWORTHY
-Between 2006-2011, Reynolds won just six games (6-53). Last season, the Raiders finished with a 6-4 mark.

-Last year, Reynolds opened the regular season with a 44-0 victory at Guys Mills versus Maplewood. The Raider defense suffocated the Tigers’ offensive attack, holding them to only 2 total yards the entire game. Mike Millero and Kellen Gursky both scored two rushing touchdowns for Reynolds.

-Last fall’s 44-0 win over Maplewood ended Reynolds’ six year losing streak in week one.

-In their previous meeting, Maplewood rallied in the second half to knock off Reynolds, 12-7. Broc Baker found Marshall Parker and Daishawn Mewborn on two separate touchdown connections in the final 24 minutes. Reynolds held Maplewood to 138 total yards. However, a goal line stand by the Tigers in the third quarter turned the tide.

-Maplewood has enjoyed just one winning season over the last ten years. In 2010, the Tigers finished with a 6-4 mark.

2012 RANKINGS
POINTS SCORED: Reynolds, 34th in Area (24.9); Maplewood, equivalent to 61st in Area (12.5)

POINTS ALLOWED: Reynolds, 13th in Area (17.8); Maplewood, equivalent to 44th in Area (28.8)

PASSING YARDS: Maplewood, 92.7; Reynolds, 17.9

RUSHING YARDS: Reynolds, 241.3; Maplewood, 122.4

COACHES
Maplewood: Bryan Borkovich, 2nd Season (2-8)

Reynolds: Josh Mull, 1st season (0-0)

BETWEEN THE HASH MARKS
-3-1, Reynolds’ record in their last four home outings
-0-7, The Tigers’ record in their last seven road games
-79-26, Reynolds outscored their opponents in the first quarter by 53 points last year
-1281, Raiders’ junior Mike Millero rushed for 16 touchdowns and 1281 yards as a sophomore.

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