Northside Rams Vs. Oak Grove Tigers Football Preview
Northside High School (2-0) will host Oak Grove (1-0) for their home opener of the season.
Northside will play their first home game of the season Friday night. They come into this game with wins over Hale County and Cleburne County.
The Rams dominated Hale County defeating them 35-0. Senior quarterback Braden Green had two passing touchdowns for the Rams and senior wide receiver William Roberts had two receiving touchdowns that game.
Northside struggled against Cleburne County last week, winning 13-7. The Rams were able to put up seven points in the first quarter and six points in the second quarter but were held scoreless in the second half. Their defense gave up seven points to Cleburne County in the first quarter but then kept Cleburne County scoreless for the rest of the game.
Northside hopes to get their offense back on track this week to get their home opener win.
Oak Grove came into this season having won only two games in 2021. Oak Grove started their 2022 season with a hard fought win over White Plains last week 27-25. Oak Grove had to fight all four quarters to get the win. The Tigers went into halftime up 14-6, but White Plains came out in the second half fighting. The Tigers put up 13 in the second half compared to Wildcats 19, fortunately for the Tigers the 19 points were not enough. The Tigers come into this week hoping to play better in the second half, and end the hopes of a Rams home opener win.
These two teams met last year with Northside coming away with the win 45-18. This years game will be played at Northside High School Friday night, with the game starting at 7 p.m. CST.