Week 5 showcases some great match-ups in high school football


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The following is a look at some of the key games for the fifth weekend of Ohio high school football, including televison broadcast and webcast information.

Here is a look at some of the key games for the fifth weekend of Ohio high school football:

Fox Sports Net Ohio will televise a game live to northeast Ohio as it will carry Olmsted Falls at Avon Lake at 7 p.m. Thursday.

On Friday, Ohio News Network will have tape delay coverage of Pickerington Central against Pickerington North at 10 p.m. That game, set for Columbus Crew Stadium, will feature OSU verbal commitments LB Zach Boren and DB Jamie Wood for Central.

Also, PressBoxProductions.net will have an audio webcast of Thornville Sheridan vs. Crooksville Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Cincinnati Moeller at Mentor at 2 p.m. Saturday.


On Friday, Louisville (Ky.) Trinity hosts Cincinnati St. Xavier. This will be a match-up of defending state champions from their respective states and has been moved to Papa John’s Stadium at the University of Louisville.

Key games Friday: Garfield Heights hosts Lakewood, Youngstown Mooney visits Mentor Lake Catholic, Youngstown Boardman hosts Massillon Perry, Aurora hosts Beachwood, Toledo St. John’s hosts Toledo Rogers

Also Friday: Coldwater visits Anna in a match-up of 4-0 teams. Cleveland Glenville visits Cleveland Lincoln West, Newark Licking Valley hosts Heath, Painesville Harvey at Akron Hoban, Clayton Northmont visits Fairborn, Bellbrook hosts Franklin and Dublin Scioto hosts Westerville South.

Also Friday: Hilliard Davidson at Thomas Worthington, Cincinnati Sycamore at Cincinnati Colerain, Huber Heights Wayne at Troy, Ironton at Logan, Warren Harding at Lima Senior, Springfield at Trotwood-Madison, Uniontown Lake at North Canton Hoover, St. Henry at Maria Stein Marion Local (Marion Local won 31-0 last year), Columbus DeSales at Findlay, Cleveland Benedictine at Columbus Watterson, Canal Fulton Northwest at Canton South, Ashland Crestview at Norwalk St. Paul and Toledo Whitmer at Toledo St. Francis (Whitmer won 24-17 in overtime last year).

On Saturday: Lakewood St. Edward at Cincinnati Elder at 7 p.m. (St. Ed won 10-7 last year) and Athol Springs (N.Y.) St. Francis at Cleveland St. Ignatius at 1 p.m.

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