FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Kentucky district finals

Here is a look at this week’s Kentucky district football championship matchups:

Class 1A

Pikeville (10-0) vs. Hazard (7-4)

Site: Hillard Howard Field

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

Radio: WPKE 98.1 FM/104.3 FM

Coaches: Chris McNamee (Pikeville); Mark Dixson (Hazard)

Players to watch: QB Isaac McNamee, WR Seth Pugh (Pikeville); QB Garrett Miller, RB Trajon Campbell (Hazard)

Last week’s results: Pikeville, DNP; Hazard 34, Phelps 8

Previous meeting: Pikeville 42, Hazard 0.

Class 1A
Paintsville (8-3) vs. Raceland (7-3)

Site: Memorial Field

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Joe Chirico (Paintsville); Michael Salmons (Raceland)

Players to watch: QB Jake Hyden, RB Harris Phelps (Paintsville); QB Jacob Heighton, RB Ethan Cox

Last week’s results: Paintsville 67, Fairview 0; Raceland 77, Betsy Layne 0

Previous meeting: Paintsville 19, Raceland 15.

Class 2A

Shelby Valley (9-2) at West Carter (8-3)

Site: Comets Stadium

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Anthony Hampton (Shelby Valley); Daniel Barker (West Carter)

Players to watch: QB Dalton Meade, RB Ethan Bentley (Shelby Valley); QB Orry Perry, RB Leetavious Cline (West Carter)

Last week’s results: Shelby Valley 41, Martin County 24; West Carter 36, Bath County 0

Previous meeting: West Carter 33, Shelby Valley 7.

Class 3A

Belfry (7-3) vs. Pike Central (8-3)

Site: CAM Stadium

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

Radio: WDHR 93.1 FM

Coaches: Philip Haywood (Belfry); Eric Ratliff (Pike Central)

Players to watch: RB Isaac Dixon, RB Ben Bentley (Belfry); RB Matt Anderson, WR Keegan Bentley (Pike Central)

Last week’s results: Belfry 46, Floyd Central 7; Pike Central 39, Lawrence County 23

Previous meeting: Belfry 55, Pike Central 14.

Class 4A

Johnson Central (11-0) vs. Harlan County (8-3)

Site: Eagle Field

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Jim Matney (Johnson Central); Warren Creech II (Harlan County)

Players to watch: QB Ryley Preece, WR Karsten Poe (Johnson Central); QB Jacob Wilson, RB Ben Landis (Harlan County)

Last week’s results: Johnson Central 49, Letcher Central 7; Harlan County 53, Clay County 14

Previous meeting: Johnson Central 56, Harlan County 6.