RLHS looks to knock off Tigers

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 5, 2019

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The Red Level Tigers (0-1) have high expectations as they ready to enter region play on Friday against the McKenzie Tigers (0-1) in Red Level.

Red Level put up a strong fight against the Class 2A Zion Chapel Rebels in the opening week of the season.

The Rebels were able to hold off the Tigers for 20-13 win.

McKenzie also enters the game looking for their first win of the season.

Houston Academy took on McKenzie in week one of the season.

Houston Academy held off McKenzie for a 28-21 victory.

McKenzie holds a 33-32-1 record over the Red Level Tigers.

Red Level won last year’s contest 12-6.

The win for Red Level broke a nine year win streak for McKenzie.

This is the first Class 1A, Region 2 game of the season for both teams.

Red Level finished in fifth place in Region 2 last year.

Kenny Skipper is in his third season as head coach of the Red Level Tigers.

McKenzie finished in eighth place in Region 2 last year.

Tony Norris is in his fifth season as head coach of the McKenzie Tigers.

Kickoff between Red Level and McKenzie is set for 7 p.m., in Red Level.