High school football: Friday’s key matchups

Unbeaten Ashley Ridge plays host to Cane Bay on Friday. Paul Zoeller/Staff

LAST YEAR: Cane Bay 46, Ashley Ridge 27

COACHES: Russell Zehr, Cane Bay; Kenny Walker, Ashley Ridge

NOTABLE: This is the 10th meeting between the two schools with Ashley Ridge holding a 5-4 edge in wins.

KEEP AN EYE ON: Ashley Ridge’s balanced offensive attack against a Cane Bay defense that shut out Hanahan last week. Ashley Ridge is averaging 36.5 points per game this season.

DID YOU KNOW: Both Ashley Ridge and Cane Bay opened in the same year (2008). Ashley Ridge has 41 wins and Cane Bay has won 37 games.

LAST YEAR: Fort Dorchester 24, Wando 0

COACHES: Jimmy Noonan, Wando; Steve LaPrad, Fort Dorchester

NOTABLE: Fort Dorchester has dominated the overall series, 14-5, but eight of those games have been decided by three points or less.

KEEP AN EYE ON: Two of the top offenses in the state. Fort Dorchester averages 40 points per game while Wando is averaging 38.7 points per game. Both teams have scored 64 points in a game this season.

DID YOU KNOW: The game features two of the nation’s top underclassman prospects — Fort Dorchester sophomore quarterback Dakereon Joyner and Wando junior receiver Ortre Smith.

LAST YEAR: Timberland 9, Berkeley 0

COACHES: Art Craig, Timberland; Jeff Cruce, Berkeley

NOTABLE: Berkeley has won 10 of the 13 games in the series, but all three of Timberland’s victories have come in the last five seasons.

KEEP AN EYE ON: Timberland’s defense has allowed only 33 points in the last three games while Berkeley’s no-huddle spread offense is averaging 32.5 points per game.

DID YOU KNOW: Timberland head coach Art Craig is in his 18th season as a head coach and has had only one losing season (2001).

— David Shelton