Season Debut Of Thursday Night Showdown

Sanger and Lemoore will kick off this season's first telecast of the Les Schwab Tires Thursday Night Showdown, driven by Ford.

The Apaches are 3-0, despite losing starting quarterback Blake Mattern to injury. Sanger has five senior starters on the offensive line.

The 2-1 Tigers are led by running back Richard Doctor, who is averaging nearly 230 rushing yards per game.

Kickoff is set for just after 7:00 p.m. on the CW, KFRE 59.