MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Huntingdon Hawks jumped back in the win column on Saturday after beating conference foe Ferrum for homecoming.
Coach Turk and the Hawks take on rival LaGrange on Saturday at Charles Lee Field.
"It was good to get a win and get that feeling out of our gut and get back on track. We still have a long way to go and a lot of getting better to do, but I was happy with the way we responded last week at least," said Huntingdon coach Mike Turk.
"It felt great great going forward into the rest of the season. It was something we definitely needed. We have to continue to win out the rest of the season to get where we want," said running back Vic Jerald.
The scoreboard might break at Huntingdon's game this week.
LaGrange is averaging 47 points per game. Huntingdon counters at 49 points per game.
Coach Turk says the Hawks have to "play their game".
"Typically when we focus on us and we prepare to go play well, we do play well. Usually when we play well, we win. That's what we are trying to make sure we that we are doing. It's been emphasized to the guys over and over. My hope is that's what we will try to accomplish," stated Turk.
Huntingdon and LaGrange kickoff at 1 p.m. Saturday at Charles Lee Field in Montgomery.