The Watterson High School football team will look for its first victory in three weeks when it travels Friday to face Division II-foe Greenville.
After opening with three consecutive victories, the Eagles lost to defending Division II state champion Cincinnati Winton Woods 23-14 on Sept. 17 and then had a bye week last weekend. Watterson hast posted wins over Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (20-7 on Aug. 27), Beechcroft (30-6 on Sept. 3) and Hamilton (Ontario, Canada) Cathedral (56-0 on Sept. 10).
The Green Wave is coming off their first victory, a 10-6 decision last Friday over Paulding. They opened by getting outscored a combined 185-16 over the first four weeks.
It is the first meeting between the programs.
The Eagles will be looking for more success offensively after being held to 68 yards rushing and 174 yards of total offense against Winton Woods. Senior Matt Redfield leads the offense with 156 yards rushing and heads a defense which held its first three opponents to a combined 13 points.
Senior Jacob Burk is back for his second season as the Green Wave's starting quarterback. Last season, Greenville went 3-7 overall.
The Green Wave last had a winning season in 2008 when they went 7-3.