–Friday night, North County high school football teams play game three of their delayed season.
The undefeated Templeton Eagles football team (2–0) hosts Arroyo Grande (1–1). Templeton Coach Don Crow says it’s the biggest challenge they’ve faced this season. Crow says, “We have to control the line of scrimmage to shut down the Arroyo Grande run game. We’re healthy and ready for tonight’s game.” Tempelton beat Wasco (39–22) and Morro Bay (42–0). The Eagles vs. Eagles game gets underway at 7 p.m. Friday night at Mike Erb Field in Templeton.
The Paso Robles Bearcats (1–1) travel Friday to Santa Maria to take on Righetti (0–0). The Warriors have not played a game because of issues with COVID-19. The Bearcats lost to St. Joseph (44–0), which is regarded as the top team on the Central Coast. Last Friday, the Bearcats came from behind to beat San Luis Obispo (29–22).
Atascadero (0–2) travels south to play at Santa Maria (1–1.) Santa Maria beat Morro Bay, (21–7), but lost to Nipomo (21–14). The Greyhounds have played two of the top teams on the Central Coast, Arroyo Grande and Mission Prep. The Greyhounds may pick up their first victory of the season Friday night in Santa Maria.