By Andrew Stark
Who: Independence (0-2) at Olympic (0-1)
When: 7 p.m.
Last Meeting: Independence won, 35-0, on Nov. 14, 2014
Key Players: Independence: quarterback Christian McPhail, running back Quantavious McGill, cornerback/receivers Elijah Small and Cedric Stone, linebackers Tylon Clawson, Jerome Cochran and Rob Casanova, defensive ends Christian Colon and Kima Bell; Olympic: quarterback Dylan Earney, running backs Rikki Manning, Jr. and Marquis Robinson, Jr., receiver Isaiah Boswell, defensive backs Martin Delgado, Jordan Daniles and Dushawn Hemphill, linebacker Jaz Young, lineman Joshua Allen.
The Keys: The Patriots have won each of the past seven meeting between the two teams and badly need a win to get the season rolling. They may be going to the right place to do just that as the Trojans didn’t show much pop in Week 1. However, Olympic has had a week to think about their lackluster performance and prepare for the Patriots after taking an early-season bye last week.
Independence: It’s hard to imagine the Patriots have scored just 19 points and surrendered 100 in their first two games, but that’s the reality in 2015. […]