If the MaxPreps state rankings hold true, the near future looks bright for Ralston Valley. On Friday they take on Fossil Ridge at 4:00 PM. Ralston Valley have seen their point totals decreasing over the past three games, a vulnerability Fossil Ridge are surely hoping to exploit.
If Ralston Valley were riding high off their 35-10 takedown of Poudre two weeks ago, that ride came to an abrupt end. Last Thursday, Ralston Valley were within striking distance but couldn't close the gap, as they fell 17-21 to Loveland. Ralston Valley's loss signaled the end of their three-game winning streak.
Meanwhile, Fossil Ridge were able to grind out a solid victory over Overland, winning 17-7.
Fossil Ridge's win lifted them to 2-2 while Ralston Valley's defeat dropped them down to 3-1. Ralston Valley's offensive line will need to gear up for a tough test against a Fossil Ridge defensive front that amassed four sacks against Overland, so we'll see if they are up to the task.
See how Ralston Valley vs. Fossil Ridge plays out in the box score here
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