The Bishop Canevin football team travels to Avella on Friday night as both teams look for their first win of the 2019 season. Kickoff at Avella Stadium is set for 7 PM.
The Crusaders started well last week at Carlynton. The game was tied at 6 at halftime before the Cougars pulled away in the second half for a 35-12 win. Avella lost their opener last week to Mapletown 29-6.
BC won last year’s game against the Eagles 40-18. It was one of the Crusaders’ three wins in the 2018 campaign. Avella finished 2-8 last season.
The Crusaders lead the all time series against Avella 7-0. They first played in 2000. That was the first of six straight seasons that Canevin beat Avella. Last year was their first matchup against each other since 2005