High school football previews: Forest Hills (5-4) at Philipsburg-Osceola (1-8)

From CDT staff reportsNovember 1, 2013 

Forest Hills (5-4) at Philipsburg-Osceola (1-8)

Time: 7 p.m.

Coaches: FH— Don Bailey. P-O— Jeff Vroman

Last meeting: Forest Hills 43, Philipsburg-Osceola 0

Players to watch: FH— Joe Donoughue, QB; P-O— Jake Anderson, RB

The skinny: The Mounties are looking for a silver lining after another tough fall. P-O is 1-18 over the past two seasons.

They’ll face a Forest Hills team that is not used to being on the outside in the playoff chase. The Rangers are ninth in the District 6 Class AA rankings, one spot out of the playoffs.

Forest Hills has exuded balance this season on offense. The Rangers have passed for 1,471 yards and rushed for 1,441.

Joe Donoughue is completing less than 50 percent of his passes, but has thrown for 1,382 yards and nine TDs He has also rushed for 556 yards and 11 scores.

Jake Anderson had the lone score in P-O’s 56-7 loss to Clearfield last week.

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