Neah-Kah-Nie and Nestucca face off on the gridiron at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27.
The Pirates (1-1) took their first league game on the road against Gaston this past week, coming home with a 20-14 win against the Greyhounds (0-3). The Bobcats (1-2) threw a 43-6 blowout at home against the Vernonia Loggers (0-3) to kick off league play.
The Pirates will need to be on guard when defending their home turf. The Bobcats forced five turnovers against the Loggers – three interceptions and two fumble recoveries.
Nestucca is ranked No. 17 in the 2A Special District 1 division by Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA). Neah-Kah-Nie is ranked No. 29 by OSAA. The Bobcats host Gaston at 7 p.m. Oct. 4. The Pirates will travel that week for a game at Portland Christian.