Ohio Preps Rndp: Week 4 Preview


Danny McCarthy
The following is a look ahead to the fourth weekend of Ohio high school football action.

We look ahead to the fourth weekend of Ohio high school football action.

The ONN/Ohio High Power Poll was updated on Monday for the first time since the preseason. Here is a look at some of the top teams in each division, listed in order:

* Division I – Cincinnati St. Xavier (3-0), Dublin Coffman (3-0), Cincinnati Colerain (3-0), Cleveland St. Ignatius (3-0), Cincinnati Elder (3-0), Mentor (2-1), Hilliard Darby (3-0), Brunswick (3-0), Pickerington Central (3-0), Macedonia Nordonia (3-0).

* Division II – Mayfield (3-0), Tallmadge (3-0), Columbus Watterson (3-0), Columbus DeSales (3-0).

* Division III – Sunbury Big Walnut (3-0), Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit (3-0), Cleveland Benedictine (3-0), Canal Fulton Northwest (3-0).

* Division IV – Youngstown Mooney (3-0), Kettering Alter (3-0), Steubenville (3-0), Williamsport Westfall (3-0).

* Division V – Maria Stein Marion Local (3-0), Lima Central Catholic (3-0), Sherwood Fairview (3-0), North Lima South Range (3-0).

* Division VI – Shadyside (3-0), Steubenville Central Catholic (3-0), McComb (3-0), Hopewell-Loudon (3-0).

Here is a look at key games for the fourth weekend in Ohio:

Fox Sports Net will air a pair of games Thursday night. In southwest Ohio, FSN Ohio will air Cincinnati Colerain at Mason at 7 p.m. In northeast Ohio, viewers will see Tallmadge at Green at 7 p.m.

On Friday, Cincinnati Elder at Cincinnati LaSalle, Cleveland St. Ignatius at Mentor, Cleveland Benedictine at Fremont Ross, Columbus Watterson at Cincinnati Glen Este, Canton McKinley at North Canton Hoover, Plain City Jonathan Alder at Washington C.H. Miami Trace, Lewis Center Olentangy at Sunbury Big Walnut, Madison hosts Painesville Harvey and Macedonia Nordonia at Brunswick.

Also Friday, Maria Stein Marion Local at Rockford Parkway, Mayfield at Solon, Canfield at Warren Howland, Dublin Scioto at Worthington Kilbourne, Westerville Central hosts Powell Olentangy Liberty, Cincinnati Anderson at Hilliard Darby, Cleveland Lincoln West tackles Cleveland Glenville, Lousiville (Ky.) Trinity at Cincinnati St. Xavier and Buffalo (N.Y.) St. Joseph’s at Steubenville.

ONN will televise the game between New Albany and Columbus DeSales at DeSales on tape delay at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Pressboxproductions.net will have a live audio webcast of the Milton Union-Franklin game at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Just click on that site at that time.

On Saturday, Mansfield Senior at Lakewood St. Edward (at Lakewood Stadium), Youngstown Ursuline at Massillon Washington, Warren Harding at Youngstown Mooney (Mooney won 28-13 last year), Dublin Coffman at Mentor Lake Catholic and Shadyside at Wheeling (W.Va.) Central Catholic.

ONN will televise Cincinnati Moeller’s game at Findlay Saturday night.

Pressboxproductions.net will have a live audio web cast of the Dublin Coffman-Mentor Lake Catholic game at 7 p.m. Saturday.


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