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Oak Hill to face toughest competition yet Friday

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Oak Hill has been handling business since week one of the season. They've sailed through their schedule making it look easy. But, this week they will meet their match when they take on Point Pleasant.

"They're undefeated, we're undefeated, I think it's good for both communities and I think it's good for our team to be exposed to situations like this," said Coach Eddie Souk.

The Red Devils and the Knights are both ranked top 5 in the WVSSAC football rankings for triple-A schools. The players and Coach Souk are well aware.

"They know where we're at and they know where Point Pleasant is at, Point is 4 and we are 5, it's one of those games that you look forward to playing," he said.

With their biggest game in sight on Friday, the team is taking practice this week very seriously.

"We got to stay focused, it's a big game. We don't want to lose this game so we all get together, no talking in practice," said junior Antonio Gray.

Oak Hill and Point Pleasant both know how to get on the board, a lot.

With each team averaging over 40 points a game, this is a guaranteed shootout and is one of the most anticipated games in the regular season.

"It's man on man out there, and whoever has the most will to win will come out on this thing," Souk said.

Gray added, "This is one of the biggest games Oak Hill has had in a long time, it's real big. It's like championship, its just real hype."

Both teams will enter Fridays game with a record of 5-0, but only one will leave with the perfect record still in tact.

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