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#17 Rio Linda Vs. #4 Placer Tonight at Rio Linda High School

Your #17 Rio Linda Knights face a stiff challenge tonight as the #4 Placer Hillmen come to town for a Foothill Valley League marquee game.

The Hillmen bring a 6-0 record to town, the first time they are playing away from home in the last 5 weeks. Quarterback Michael Stuck has thrown for 568 yards this season, with 5 touchdowns and 1 interception, while double threat running backs Hans Grassman and Marshal Chapman have run for a combined 1626 yards and 32 touchdowns. Placer is a ground and pound team, averaging over 450 rushing yards per game.

Rio Linda Knights QB Tyson Ybarra has thrown for 309 yards with 5 touchdowns this season, and has run for 309 yards. Standout running back Cameron Skattebo has amassed 1230 yards and 16 touchdown, averaging over 200 yards per game. Senior receiver Jeremiah McCoy has 181 yards in just 4 games this season, averaging 45 yards per game and adding 2 touchdowns.

The Hillmen bring a six-game winning streak, averaging 62 points per game. The Knights enter this game riding a five-game winning streak, and average 47 points per game, but have stepped up their game recently averaging 58 points over the last 3 games.

Junior varsity play at 5pm, Varsity at 7pm at Marion Adams Memorial Stadium.

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