Jerome will look to bounce back from its opening loss to Coffman. The game represents the opener for Beechcroft.

Jerome will look to bounce back from its opening loss to Coffman. The game represents the opener for Beechcroft.

The Cougars finished 9-2 last season, losing 14-7 to Big Walnut in the first round of the Division II, Region 7 playoffs. Beechcroft, which is a member of the City League-North Division, is led by Hale, a senior who passed for more than 1,800 yards and rushed for nearly 1,000 yards last season.

Jerome will look to get its offense untracked after being held to six points by Coffman. Wilson, a senior and Georgia Tech recruit, was held to 27 yards rushing in the first half against the Shamrocks.

*LAST WEEK: Wilson finished with 103 yards on 25 carries against Coffman, which jumped out to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter. The Shamrocks outgained the Celtics 440-235 in total yardage in what was the first meeting between the programs.