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Brentsville (1-0) at Heritage (1-1)

When: Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

Outlook: Heritage, despite a 38-22 loss to Fork Union last week, has to be feeling pretty good about itself. The Pride, shut out five times in 2003, has scored almost as many points in its first two games (48) as it did all of last season (50). First-year quarterback Bryan Brosnan (308 yards passing) deserves some of the credit, as do wide receiver Chris Hunter (210 yards) and running back Matt Lucas (123 yards rushing). The challenge now seems to be to tighten a defensive unit that yielded 698 yards in two games, including 240 yards rushing last week to Fork Union senior Tyrone Wilson. Brentsville, in its second year in the AA Northwestern District, is coming off a 33-6 win over first-year Battlefield.

Fauquier (0-1) at Culpeper (0-1)

When: Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

Outlook: Fauquier benefited health-wise from a bye week after its impressive showing in a 16-13 loss to No. 11 Liberty in its season opener. Now comes another tough challenge, from a Culpeper team whose offensive line ranks as one of the biggest in the area. "I saw them last week against Park View, and they average 6 feet 1 and 273 pounds," Falcons Coach Tom Ferrell said. "That's huge for a high school team. We can't come close to that size-wise." But as Fauquier showed against a much bigger Liberty team, its speed can make the difference. And if the Falcons win, Ferrell becomes the school's all-time winningest coach. Currently, he and John Chmara (1986-1993) are tied at 57 wins.

No. 11 Liberty (1-0) at Loudoun County (0-1)

When: Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

Outlook: Both the Eagles and Raiders are coming off bye weeks. Liberty came from behind for a 16-13 victory over Fauquier in its season opener two weeks ago and in the process showed it has the size and depth to wear down opponents. Still, there was reason for concern for the defending AA Northwestern District champions, who struggled with penalties and their passing game. They will try to correct those against a Loudoun County team that fell, 38-27, to Musselman (W. Va.) in its opener. The Raiders had plenty of offense -- 183 yards rushing and 159 passing -- but failed to slow Musselman's running game, which had five backs total 264 yards.

O'Connell (0-2) at No. 19 Stone Bridge (2-0)

When: Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

Outlook: Stone Bridge has been downright dominant in its first two victories over Turner Ashby and Thomas Johnson, which came by a combined 71-9. And although senior Sean Ryan has had little problem taking over the Bulldogs' single-wing offense -- he has totaled 106 yards rushing and 297 passing in those outings -- it's the team's defense that has impressed most. Against Thomas Johnson last week, Stone Bridge registered eight sacks, caused five turnovers and held the Patriots to minus-64 yards rushing on 31 carries. That should bode well against an O'Connell team that has scored one touchdown in its first two games.

Rappahannock County (1-2) at Dominion (2-0)

When: Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

Outlook: This game will be the last tuneup for Dominion before the Titans embark on their second season in the AA Dulles District, in search of their first league win. Rappahannock County (A Bull Run District) has been outscored 102-7 in its first three games, including 96-0 in its previous two losses to Bassett and Clarke County. Its lone win was 7-6 over Chincoteague High in the season opener. Dominion, meanwhile, has recorded back-to-back shutouts of first-year Battlefield and Hyde Leadership School, outscoring those teams by a combined 70-0. Senior RB C.J. Reaves leads the way with 237 yards rushing and four touchdowns. Newcomer Cameron Hadnot, a junior, also has four touchdowns: two rushing (9 and 33 yards), an interception return (40) and a punt return (43).

Riverbend (1-0) at Park View (2-0)

When: Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

Outlook: Park View Coach Charlie Pierce thought his team would be tested last week against a Culpeper squad that likely will be the only team the Patriots face this season that is bigger up front. Instead, the Patriots exhibited size, strength, speed -- and, most important, consistency -- in a 30-7 victory. Park View, which has outscored it first two opponents 83-16, got a career-best 171 yards rushing from sophomore Deric Dudinski and 153 yards passing from senior quarterback Steve Blankenship. Riverbend, of the AA Battlefield District, defeated Atlee, 42-8, in its opener but then fell to Henrico, 34-0, last week.