(WTVM) – It's week two for News Leader 9's Sports Overtime!
This week's Games of the Week are Spencer versus Carver and Opelika versus the Callaway Cavaliers.
The Spencer Greenwave snapped an 18-year drought in the game last season. Knocking off the Tigers 28-18 to record their first win in this rivalry since 1998. They are headed to their third straight trip to the playoffs.
Carver is out to get payback for last year's loss coming off of a season-opening win versus Harris County last week. There are lots of bragging rights on the line in this one – kickoff is at 7:30 ET at McClung Memorial Stadium.
As for the other huge ballgame - the Opelika Bulldogs are an Alabama 6A state power, three region titles in the last four years, two trips to the state finals in the last six... ranked 6th in the preseason polls.
Then there's the Callaway Cavaliers - a Georgia 2A state power, four region titles, five 10-win seasons, and two trips to the state semis in the past six seasons, the season opener for both teams starting at 7:30p/6:30c at Callaway Stadium in LaGrange.
Here is a list of this week's games Sports Leader 9 will be covering: