Pick six games of the week

Howland (4-3, 1-1) at Niles (0-7, 0-3)

WHEN: Tonight, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Bo Rein Stadium, Niles.

LAST MEETING: 2016, Howland won, 56-32

LAST WEEK: Howland 30, Perry (Pa.) Traditional Academy 0; Canfield 36, Niles 3

COACHES: Dominic Menendez, Howland; Brian Shaner, Niles

ABOUT HOWLAND: Jackson Deemer ran for 86 yards and two touchdowns, while Samari Dean had 78 yards passing and one score and ran for 55 yards to lead the Tigers past Perry Traditional Academy last week.

ABOUT NILES: Chase Sudzina’s 30-yard field goal was all the Red Dragons offense could muster during this matchup with Canfield, ranked third in the latest Division III state football poll. The Red Dragons gave up 309 yards of total offense, including 225 on the ground to the Cardinals.

Lakeview (6-1) at Poland (7-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Dave Pavlansky Stadium, Poland.

LAST MEETING: 2016, Lakeview won, 45-13

LAST WEEK: Lakeview 43, Edgewood 7; Poland 41, Youngstown East 12

COACHES: Tom Pavlansky, Lakeview; Ryan Williams, Poland

ABOUT LAKEVIEW: Quarterback Zach Rogers completed 8 of 9 for 109 yards as the Trumbull County Bulldogs had a commanding 43-0 lead at halftime against Edgewood, which committed three fumbles against Lakeview.

ABOUT POLAND: Mike Diaz, the Mahoning County Bulldogs’ leading defensive player, had two interceptions and returned one for a touchdown as Poland took care of host East. Jonah Spencer added 72 rushing yards and two touchdowns for Poland.

LaBrae (4-3, 3-1) at Brookfield (2-5, 0-2)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Warrior Stadium, Brookfield

LAST MEETING: 2016, LaBrae won, 20-14

LAST WEEK: LaBrae 48, Newton Falls 7; Girard 56, Brookfield 7

COACHES: John Armeni, LaBrae; Randy Clark, Brookfield

ABOUT LaBRAE: Kent Wolford was 9 of 13 for 198 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Vikings past Newton Falls. Wolford added two rushing scores as LaBrae opened an early 14-0 lead on the Tigers. Tyler Stephens added two catches for 78 yards, both touchdown receptions.

ABOUT BROOKFIELD: Hayden Gibson’s 3-yard run gave Brookfield an early 7-0 lead, but it was all Girard from there as the Indians had 501 total yards, including 308 passing from Indians quarterback Mark Waid. Alex Clark led the Warriors with 29 carries for 127 yards.

Girard (7-0, 3-0) at Newton Falls (3-4, 1-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Tiger Stadium, Newton Falls.

LAST MEETING: 2016, Girard won, 48-24

LAST WEEK: Girard 56, Brookfield 7; LaBrae 48, Newton Falls 7

COACHES: Pat Pearson, Girard; Josh Franke, Newton Falls

ABOUT GIRARD: The Indians’ offense rolled with 501 total yards, led by Mark Waid’s 308 passing as the junior quarterback was 18 of 26 from the field. Michael Belcik and Anthony Backus combined for more than 200 receiving yards. Waid also got things done rushing with eight carries for 72 yards.

ABOUT NEWTON FALLS: Branden Bungard had 51 yards passing, all to Colton Hunt. The combination had a 10-yard score with 22 seconds remaining to avoid the shutout to LaBrae. The Tigers gave up 358 total yards to the Vikings.

Hubbard (4-3, 3-1) at Struthers (5-2, 2-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Laddie Fedor Field, Struthers.

LAST MEETING: 2016, Struthers won, 20-14

LAST WEEK: Hubbard 54, Jefferson 14; Struthers 41, Campbell 6

COACHES: Brian Hoffman, Hubbard; Curt Kuntz, Struthers

ABOUT HUBBARD: Davion Daniels had a career day with 369 yards passing and four touchdowns as the Eagles obliterated Jefferson. Ray Minniti was the receiver with 161 yards on four catches and two scores. Tyreq Moorer had 121 yards rushing and 161 receiving.

ABOUT STRUTHERS: Nick Adams had two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Campbell. Keyshawn Chism had 107 yard rushing and a score.

Mineral Ridge (4-3, 2-2) at Springfield (4-3, 3-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Tiger Stadium, New Middletown

LAST MEETING: 2011, Springfield won, 49-19

LAST WEEK: McDonald 48, Mineral Ridge 6; Springfield 40, Western Reserve 14

COACHES: Steve Wyllie, Mineral Ridge; Sean Guerriero, Springfield

ABOUT MINERAL RIDGE: In the battle of Wing-T offenses, McDonald had 250 yards rushing against Mineral Ridge as Josh Celli and Alex Cintron each had 106 yards. Mineral Ridge had 121 yards rushing, led by DeCosta Baptiste’s 43 yards on 13 carries.

ABOUT SPRINGFIELD: Mark Snyder had 19 carries for 192 yards and four touchdowns as the Tigers handled Western Reserve. Springfield held the Blue Devils to 93 yards rushing.

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