Pick six games of the week

Massillon (1-1)

at Harding (0-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Mollenkopf Stadium, Warren.

LAST MEETING: 2016, Harding won, 41-28

LAST WEEK: Massillon 24, GlenOak 10; Harding was idle.

COACHES: Nate Moore, Massillon; Steve Arnold, Massillon

ABOUT MASSILLON: The Tigers came back last week after being decimated by Mentor in the opener 49-14. Massillon held GlenOak to 188 total yards, including 43 rushing. The Tigers’ defense forced two turnovers. Massillon signal caller Aidan Longwell was 23 of 41 for 333 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Austin Kutscher had eight catches for 167 yards and two scores. Running back Jamir Thomas, after coming off a one-game suspension, leads the Tigers ground game with 33 carries for 107 yards.

ABOUT HARDING: The Raiders had a rare off week after not being able to find a replacement for Pickerington Central in Week 2. The quarterback position is still in question as Chris Chew and Zane Cyler look to solidify that spot. They were a combined 4 of 18 for 14 yards in a 29-7 Week 1 loss at Canton McKinley. Division I prospect Jalen Hooks was limited to the 14 yards receiving. Meanwhile, Kayron Adams and Geivonni Washington accounted for a bulk of the offense. Adams had 20 carries for 138 yards, while Washington had nine rushes for 89 yards and the team’s only TD.

Girard (2-0)

at Kennedy (2-0)

WHEN: Saturday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Mollenkopf Stadium, Warren.

LAST MEETING: 2016, Kennedy won, 28-7

LAST WEEK: Girard 39, Hubbard 28; John F. Kennedy 28, LaBrae 21, OT

COACHES: Pat Pearson, Girard; Jeff Bayuk, Kennedy

ABOUT GIRARD: Junior QB Mark Waid showed his versatility in Week 2 by accounting for the Indians offense with 207 yards rushing and four scores. Waid completed 17-of-26 passes for 185 yards and two more touchdowns.

ABOUT KENNEDY: The Eagles rallied from a 14-0 deficit to force overtime. Kennedy bend-don’t-break defense forced three interceptions, two from Thomas Yanovich. His second one was the clincher in overtime.

Struthers (2-0, 0-0)

at Niles (0-2, 0-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Eastwood Field at Bo Rein Stadium

LAST MEETING: 2016, Niles won, 21-20

LAST WEEK: Struthers 16, Crestview 9; Poland 42, Niles 10

COACHES: Curt Kuntz, Struthers; Brian Shaner, Niles.

ABOUT STRUTHERS: Nick Adams’ 80-yard run late in the fourth quarter lifted the Wildcats past Crestview. He had 90 yards rushing.

ABOUT NILES: Robbie Savin had 113 yards rushing and Jordan Soda added 169 passing as the two led the Red Dragons in a game dominated by Poland in Week 2.

Lakeview (1-1)

at LaBrae (1-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Viking Stadium, Leavittsburg

LAST MEETING: 2016, Lakeview won, 20-10

LAST WEEK: Lakeview 30, Liberty 20; John F. Kennedy 28, LaBrae 21, OT

COACHES: Tom Pavlansky, Lakeview; John Armeni, LaBrae

ABOUT LAKEVIEW: The Bulldogs took advantage of Liberty’s second-half mistakes to beat the Leopards — giving Lakeview a short field in which to work and eventually score.

ABOUT LaBRAE: Kent Wolford had almost 300 yards passing and Walt Allie accounted for almost a third of those receiving yards. LaBrae also outgained Kennedy in total yards, 363 to 185, but committed four turnovers.

Champion (0-2)

at McDonald (1-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: A.A. Burkey Stadium, McDonald

LAST MEETING: 2004, McDonald won, 18-11

LAST WEEK: Rittman 34, Champion 0; Columbiana 38, McDonald 37, OT

COACHES: Nick Wagner, Champion; Dan Williams, McDonald

ABOUT CHAMPION: The Golden Flashes had 36 yards on 25 rushes. Nick Stahlman was 9 of 21 for 86 yards against Rittman.

ABOUT McDONALD: The Blue Devils had a failed two-point conversion as McDonald lost to Columbiana in overtime. Alex Cintron had 243 yards and three scores rushing.

Newton Falls (2-0)

at Mineral Ridge (1-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Joe Lane Stadium, Mineral Ridge.

LAST MEETING: 2016, Newton Falls won, 24-21

LAST WEEK: Newton Falls 20, Jackson-Milton 13; Lisbon 33, Mineral Ridge 32

COACHES: Josh Franke, Newton Falls; Steve Wyllie, Mineral Ridge

ABOUT NEWTON FALLS: Bill Wright had 153 yards and a score. Jacob Wright found Mitchell Harvey for the game-winning score on a trick play with 1:31 remaining against Jackson-Milton.

ABOUT MINERAL RIDGE: Jarred Miller, DeCosta Baptiste, Dakota Edwards and Mike McLean combined for most of the Rams 303 yards rushing as Mineral Ridge couldn’t hold on to a 20-6 lead against Lisbon.

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