Gameday Preview: Kingman at Chino Valley — Week 2
Who: Kingman Bulldogs at Chino Valley Cougars
When: Friday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m.
Where: Cougar Stadium, Chino Valley, Arizona
Courier Coverage: Follow sports writer Aaron Valdez on Twitter at @valaaron_94 for updates on Friday night’s game.
Coaches: Chino Valley — Michael Gilpin (1st season); Kingman — Russell Stryker (2nd season)
Records: Chino Valley (0-1, 0-0 Metro West); Kingman (1-0, 0-0 West)
Last Meeting: Kingman 20, Chino Valley 16 (Oct. 11, 2019, in Kingman, Arizona)
Last Week: Chino Valley — Lost 28-12 at Fountain Hills; Kingman — Won 16-10 against Kingman Academy;
The Setting: The Cougars will look to bounce back in its home opener from a tough loss last week to get head coach Michael Gilpin his first win as head coach. Kingman will seek to improve its non-region record to 2-0 before entering region play next week.
Players to Watch: Chino Valley — QB Jayden Smith, Jr.; WR Dante DeBono, Sr.; RB Layne Malave, Jr.; TE/DE Dakota McMains, Jr.; ILB/RB Collin Knight, Sr.; WR Kamren Loftin, Sr.; RB Harrison Setter, So.; Kingman — QB Charlie Anderson, Sr.; RB Isaac Carter, Sr.; WR Evan Steadman, Jr.; WR Aj Blanton, Jr.; SS/TB Mason Anderson, Fr.
Weather Forecast: 70 degrees at kickoff, clear skies, 8 mph SSW, Sunset at 6:03 p.m.