Pick six games of the week

Kennedy (1-0)

at LaBrae (1-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Viking Stadium, Leavittsburg

LAST MEETING: 2017, Kennedy, 28-21, overtime

LAST WEEK: Kennedy 18, Champion 15; LaBrae 41, Conneaut 0

COACHES: Jeff Bayuk, Kennedy; John Armeni, LaBrae

ABOUT Kennedy: The Eagles won on a last-second touchdown pass from Christian Marantis to Savone Williamson to beat a much-improved Champion team that has got back to a power running game — away from the aerial theatrics of the past couple of years. Williamson had all three TDs for Kennedy, while Issac Hadley rushed 12 times for 95 yards.

ABOUT LaBRAE: The Vikings held Conneaut to minus-14 yards rushing as LaBrae dominated with 383 total yards to the Spartans’ 52. Kent Wolford led the Vikings with 11 of 19 for 269 yards and three touchdowns, including one rushing. Walt Allie had three catches for 174 yards and two scores.

Girard (1-0)

at Hubbard (1-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Hubbard Community Stadium, Hubbard

LAST MEETING: 2017, Girard won, 39-28

LAST WEEK: Girard 49, Niles 13; Hubbard 63, Alliance 13

COACHES: Pat Pearson, Girard; Brian Hoffman, Hubbard

ABOUT GIRARD: Mark Waid had 330 yards passing in the first half and ended with 400 yards as the Indians dominated total yardage against Niles in Week 1, 571 to 280. Nick Malito led Girard with five receptions for 165 yards.

ABOUT HUBBARD: Rafael Morales, Davion Daniels and Jermia Harris each rushed for more than 100 yards and combined for a bulk of the team’s 400 and had five TDs as Hubbard dominated Alliance in Week 1.

Newton Falls (1-0)

at Jackson-Milton (0-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Blue Jays Stadium, North Jackson

LAST MEETING: 2017, Newton Falls won, 20-13

LAST WEEK: Newton Falls 27, Waterloo 21; Chalker 10, Jackson-Milton 7

COACHES: Mike Gillespie, Newton Falls; Nathan Brode, Jackson-Milton

ABOUT NEWTON FALLS: The Tigers had a three-pronged rushing attack with Ivan Howard, Christian McCabe and Jacob Wright all having more than 70 yards. Howard was 13 of 20 for 214 yards as Newton Falls held off Waterloo.

ABOUT JACKSON-MILTON: Dyllen Gibbs found Bryce Davis for a 40-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter, but that’s all the offense the Blue Jays could muster against Chalker in Week 1. Jackson-Milton outgained the Wildcats in total yardage, 237 to 120, but Chalker won the game on a Ryan Johnston 32-yard field goal in the third quarter.

Columbiana (0-1)

at McDonald (1-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: A.A. Burkey Stadium, McDonald

LAST MEETING: 2017, Columbiana won, 38-37, overtime

LAST WEEK: Western Reserve 27, Columbiana 12; McDonald 48, Brookfield 14

COACHES: Bob Spaite, Columbiana; Dan Williams, McDonald

ABOUT COLUMBIANA: Steven Anderson had 11 carries for 38 yards, while Jacob Cross was 14 of 27 for 161 yards. Both accounted for the Clippers scores in Week 1.

ABOUT McDONALD: The Blue Devils’ spread offense still features Alex Cintron and Josh Celli, who rushed for 227 and 154 yards, respectively against Brookfield. They combined for all seven McDonald TDs.

Lakeview (1-0)

at Liberty (0-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Leopard Stadium, Liberty

LAST MEETING: 2017, Lakeview won, 30-20

LAST WEEK: Struthers 35, Liberty 6; Lakeview 14, Howland 9

COACHES: Tom Pavlansky, Lakeview; Chet Allen, Liberty

ABOUT LAKEVIEW: The Bulldogs found their offensive power this year in rotating quarterback and senior rusher Dakota Whitt. He had 25 carries for 116 yards and both of Lakeview’s scores. One thing the Bulldogs have to improve on for Week 2 is nine penalties for 88 yards, something that is uncharacteristic of Lakeview football.

ABOUT LIBERTY: The Leopards were limited to 121 total yards in a Week 1 loss to Struthers with close to equal passing and rushing totals. Daveyon Williamson led Liberty with 3 of 5 for 36 yards.

Boardman (1-0)

at Howland (0-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Richard Lombardo Stadium, Howland

LAST MEETING: 2017, Boardman won, 35-17

LAST WEEK: Boardman 26, Youngstown East 6; Lakeview 14, Howland 9

COACHES: Joe Ignazio, Boardman; Steve Boyle, Howland

ABOUT BOARDMAN: Spartan QB Mike O’Horo had three TDs (two passing and one rushing) against East, which didn’t score until 2 minutes remaining.

ABOUT HOWLAND: The Tigers had 41 yards on 23 attempts and had 110 yards passing, most on the team’s final drive for Howland’s lone TD with a minute remaining against Lakeview in Week 1.

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