Our Jack’s Game of the Week is the River City Rivalry between the Austin Black Bears vs the Decatur Red Raiders at Shorty Ogle Stadium.
Decatur currently holds a 36-22 series lead but Austin has won the last six matchups. Austin held that streak on Friday night, defeating the Red Raiders 17-13.
Both of these teams are 0-1 on the year but they faced some stiff competition right off the bat. The Black Bears fell to Hartselle 29-0, their first regular-season shutout loss since 2010.
Decatur lost to Russellville 27-15 to open its 2021 campaign.