Franklin Heights is on a five-game losing streak and winless in four league games.
Franklin Heights is on a five-game losing streak and winless in four league games. Orange is coming off its first league win, which snapped a three-game skid.
The Pioneers lead the series 2-1, with Franklin Heights winning 22-13 in Orange's inaugural season of 2008. The teams did not play in 2009 when South-Western City Schools canceled fall activities because of a levy failure. Orange has won the last two meetings by a combined 89-20.
The Falcons have surrendered 50-plus points in each of their previous three games.
•LAST WEEK - Orange ran past Delaware as Rode rushed for 176 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries. Mike Forbes added 111 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries. Jake Stier was 4-for-10 passing for 42 yards.
Franklin Heights lost to Watkins Memorial, but Reed had 84 yards rushing on 19 carries and three receptions for 78 yards. Ray Spangler was 6-for-10 passing for 146 yards and two touchdowns.