Friday's matchup between Whitehouse and John Tyler will be just the third all-time meeting, and all in the last three years. JT won both encounters, 21-14 in 2010 and 42-14 last season.
The Wildcats have had a remarkable turnaround on defense. Last season, Whitehouse allowed 43.5 points per game. But through nine games this year, the Wildcats surrender just 23.8 while forcing 25 turnovers (19 interceptions).