The Northview Titans (1-1, 0-0) have an away conference game at Chattahoochee (0-2, 0-0) on Friday, September 7. The Titans won their first game of the season against Lakeside High School, but they fell at North Forsyth last Friday.
The Chattahoochee Cougars have started off their season with a record of 0-2. They got blown out in both games. They played Riverwood High School in their first game and lost 48-12, and they played Lambert High School in their second game and lost 42-14. Chattahoochee has been struggling defensively this year, and they have also been struggling to put points up on the scoreboard.
Senior cornerback Shakur Mullings believes that they have a lot of positives and negatives to take away from the last two games.
“I think that we played with a great tempo and did great defensively stopping their passing, our main struggle was stopping their run game especially after losing our starting lineman and linebacker in the third quarter. We had to show some adversity and adapt,” said Mullings.
Senior receiver Christian Watson thinks that things can only get better from here since there is so much space for improvement.
“Going into the next game we can do nothing but get better at everything and coach up our players to step in for the lineman and linebacker. We are mentally prepared because they are our rival and we have nothing else on our minds besides beating them,” said Watson.
Senior safety Collin Ferguson knows how much this game means to everyone on the team and at the school.
“Chattahoochee is a big rival for us, also this is our first region game, it counts towards our record for playoffs which we intend on making. Everyone is super amped up to play and everyone has been dialed in all week,” said Ferguson.
The Titans look forward to this opportunity to start off their region play with a step in the right direction. With high hopes of making playoffs this year, this game could give the titans a huge boost in morale and confidence that they can carry on to the rest of the season.
The Titans will need all the support from their school so that they can stay motivated and inspired to push forward and win this game. This Friday’s game against Chattahoochee will be a great region opener for the team.