Pick six games of the week

Harding (1-1)

at Massillon (2-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, Massillon

LAST MEETING: 2017, Massillon won, 31-21

LAST WEEK: Harding 40, Cleveland Rhodes 0; Massillon 49, GlenOak 0

COACHES: Steve Arnold, Harding; Nate Moore, Massillon

ABOUT HARDING: The Raiders committed a couple of holding calls in the second quarter, negating about 50 yards of offense. Those kind of mistakes cannot happen against a talented Massillon team, especially since this game is away from Warren and against a Tigers team looking for revenge for a Lynn Bowden-led thrashing two years ago in Tigers country. It starts with highly-touted senior running back Kay’Ron Adams, who had nearly 150 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Adams recently verbally committed to Rutgers University. The Raiders passed for more than 100 yards.

ABOUT MASSILLON: The Tigers have outscored their first two opponents, 84-7. Jamir Thomas has nearly 300 yards rushing and four touchdowns in both contests, while Zion Phifer added 141 yards rushing. Aidan Longwell is 21 of 33 for 266 yards with six touchdowns. His favorite target is Aydrik Ford, who had 12 catches for 170 yards and two scores. Jayden Ballard is a good red-zone target with five catches for 46 yards and two scores. He had both of his scores in last Friday’s domination of GlenOak. Thomas had three touchdown runs of 35, 53 and 49 yards to open up a 21-0 lead on the Golden Eagles. Longwell was 10 of 18 for 147 yards against GlenOak, but had three interceptions.

Kennedy (1-1)

at Girard (1-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Arrowhead Stadium, Girard.

LAST MEETING: 2017, Girard won, 42-7

LAST WEEK: LaBrae 55, Kennedy, 14; Hubbard 48, Girard 32

COACHES: Jeff Bayuk, Kennedy; Pat Pearson, Girard

ABOUT KENNEDY: The Eagles were grounded by a high-scoring LaBrae team last week, which were outgained in total yardage 546 to 241. The combination of Christian Marantis to Savonne Williamson accounted for all 79 yards, while Cameron Hollobaugh led with 55 yards and a TD.

ABOUT GIRARD: Mark Waid was a dual threat against Hubbard with 197 yards rushing and 251 passing. However, the Indians defense gave up 457 yards of total offense, especially 318 yards on the ground. Hubbard’s Davion Daniels was the main culprit with 255 yards rushing and 98 passing with five combined touchdowns.

Chalker (2-0)

at Leetonia (2-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Leetonia Field, Leetonia

LAST MEETING: 2017, Chalker won, 17-14

LAST WEEK: Chalker 55, Sebring 8; Leetonia 19, Mathews 0

COACHES: Tom Conrad, Chalker; Paul Hulea, Leetonia

ABOUT CHALKER: The Wildcats had 382 yards of total offense with QB Trystan Mollohan throwing for 168 yards and three scores. Logan Regal had four scores, including two pass receptions, a rush and an interception for TDs.

ABOUT LEETONIA: Roman Ferry rushed for almost 200 yards and three TDs against Mathews as the Bears started 2-0 for the first time since 2008.

LaBrae (2-0)

at Lakeview (1-1)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Don Richards Stadium, Cortland.

LAST MEETING: 2017, Lakeview won, 34-6

LAST WEEK: LaBrae 55, Kennedy 14; Liberty 29, Lakeview 7

COACHES: John Armeni, LaBrae; Tom Pavlansky, Lakeview

ABOUT LaBrae: Kent Wolford had 251 yards passing and 130 rushing with seven combined touchdowns as the Vikings thrashed Kennedy.

ABOUT LAKEVIEW: The Bulldogs gave up 366 yards of total offense to Liberty, while Dakota Whitt went over 100 yards rushing for the second straight week.

Mineral Ridge (0-2)

at Newton Falls (2-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Tiger Stadium, Newton Falls

LAST MEETING: 2017, Ridge won, 16-15, OT

LAST WEEK: Lisbon 41, Mineral Ridge 7; Newton Falls 33, Jackson-Milton 22

COACHES: Steve Wyllie, Mineral Ridge; Mike Gillespie, Newton Falls

ABOUT MINERAL RIDGE: Lisbon outgained Mineral Ridge 429 to 134 in total offense. The Rams had 67 yards rushing and 67 receiving.

ABOUT NEWTON FALLS: Ivan Howard had 127 yards passing, while Mitchell Harley added 71 yards rushing as the Tigers remained undefeated.

McDonald (2-0)

at Champion (0-2)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Community Stadium, Champion

LAST MEETING: 2017, McDonald won, 34-0

LAST WEEK: McDonald 42, Columbiana 35; Rittman 35, Champion 0

COACHES: Dan Williams, McDonald; Tim McGlynn, Champion

ABOUT McDONALD: Alex Cintron had 180 yards rushing, while Josh Celli added 133 and a combined four touchdowns. However, the Blue Devils secondary were tested by Columbiana quarterback Jakob Cross with 394 yards passing. Clippers receiver Chase Franken had 242 yards receiving.

ABOUT CHAMPION: Champion was limited to 95 total yards. Carter Mast was held to 9 yards on three carries. Nick Stahlman was 3 of 8 for 47 yards. Rittman QB Dylan Walsh was 12 of 21 for 175 yards with 51 yards on the ground. Indians RB Sevi Garza led the ground game with 78 yards on 18 attempts. Rittman had 392 total yards and led in first downs, 21-4.

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