• Courtney Baker

Red & Black Preview 2019: Cairo vs. Northside

This Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, the Syrupmakers varsity football team will have a home conference game at 7:30 p.m. against Northside.

Northside is 0-2 so far this year. Northside went against Spencer on September 6, and lost to 21-14. Also, they took another lost 47-26 to Shaw on August 29. Meanwhile, our Cairo Syrupmakers overall are 1-1. The Syrupmakers went against the Thomasville Bulldogs and got the win 45-21. We also took a loss against Bainbridge 14-10.

On offense Northside, quarterback Chandler Blanton has passed for 217 yards and two touchdowns so far this year, according to Max Preps. Chandler Blanton is 5'11", weighs 225 lbs, and is a senior at Northside. Northside's top running back, Jaimel Johnson, is 6'1" and weighs 190 lbs. Jamal has 128 yards and two touchdowns.

Two of the standout defensive players for Northside are Whitt Spurlock and Joshua Bogan, who are both averaging over nine tackles per game so far. Whitt Spurlock is a junior who weighs 240 lbs and is 5'9", and Joshua Bogan is a senior who is 5'11" and weighs 190 lbs.

Syrupmakers, you're going to have to watch out for them. You've got you a tough one this Friday.