•Who: Salem (3-1) @ Madison Co. (3-1)
•When: Friday, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m. (homecoming)
•Last year: Salem 21, Madison Co. 14
•Series: Salem leads 4-1
•Opponent’s coach: Chad Estes (fourth year at Salem, 24-11, sixth year overall, 32-22-1)
•Opponent’s all-time record: 76-99-3
•What else: The Raiders come into this game averaging 241.5 rushing yards per game in their last two games … The Madison County offense has rang-up 109 points over the last three games … Madison County seeks its second-every victory over Salem. The Raiders outgunned the Seminoles 47-44 in 2006 in the 8-AAAA region playoffs, securing a spot in the state playoffs … Salem has won three out of the last five Region 8-AAAA titles … Madison County and Salem have meet just once in Danielsville with the Seminoles winning 36-7 in 2004 … Madison County has played Salem every year since 2004, though two of those meetings came in the region playoffs, which 8-AAAA used in 2006-2007 to determine its four representatives in the state playoffs.
Madison County has beaten Salem just once in five tries. The Raiders hope to turn the tide of the series Friday when Madison County meets Salem for homecoming.
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