Pick six games of the week

Harding (1-2, 0-0)

at Fitch (3-0, 0-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Falcon Stadium, Austintown

LAST MEETING: 2017, Fitch, 35-20

LAST WEEK: Massillon 51, Harding 21; Fitch 16, Shaker Heights 6

COACHES: Steve Arnold, Harding; Phil Annarella, Fitch

ABOUT HARDING: The Raiders had a quick start as Kay’Ron Adams, who made a verbal commitment to Rutgers University, went on a 55-yard TD scamper to start the scoring in the first 1:13. Adams, who had a bulk of his 134 yards rushing in the first quarter, was held in check the rest of the game as Massillon dominated the line of scrimmage. Massillon outgained Harding 550 to 246 in total yardage, led by career night from running back Jamir Thomas, who had 29 carries for 267 yards. Massillon had 170 passing yards to Harding’s 69.

ABOUT FITCH: As much as the Falcons have had a great offensive firepower with a spread set, this year’s team relies on a stout defense to handle the job. Fitch has held opponents to 9, 8 and 6 points this season. The Falcons were outgained in passing and rushing yardage, but made it up where it counted — the scoreboard. Noah James led the Falcons with 123 rushing yards, including an 8-yard score in the third quarter to put Fitch up for good. Bobby Cavalier had 75 passing yards, including a 74-yard TD pass to Anthony Caulton on a first-quarter score.

Howland (0-3, 0-0)

at Poland (3-0, 1-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Dave Pavlansky Stadium, Poland

LAST MEETING: 2017, Poland, 30-7

LAST WEEK: Padua 25, Howland 14; Poland 42, Jefferson 0

COACHES: Steve Boyle, Howland; Ryan Williams, Poland

ABOUT HOWLAND: The Tigers played one of their better games of the season as they held fast with undefeated Parma Padua. The Tigers held an edge in total yardage, 243 to 205. Eric Babinchak paced Howland with 76 yards rushing, while Jordan Fronzaglio added 97 yards passing.

ABOUT POLAND: Quarterback Cole Kosco was 3 of 4 for 105 yards passing with and two TDs. The Bulldogs signal caller also ran for another score. Mitchell Frederick was his favorite target with six catches for 68 yards. Rushing for Poland, Jake Rutana ran for 37 yards and a TD on four carries.

Niles (0-3, 0-1) at

Youngstown East (2-1, 0-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Rayen Stadium, Youngstown

LAST MEETING: 2017, East, 19-14

LAST WEEK: Struthers 49, Niles 28; East 28, Lakeside 12

COACHES: Jim Parry, Niles; Brian Marrow, East

ABOUT NILES: The Red Dragons relied on the rushing prowess of Robbie Savin for the third straight week as the senior rusher eclipsed the 100-yard mark again with 188 yards on 11 carries and two scores. Zack Leonard was 12 of 19 for 157 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for one in the fourth quarter. Trent Johnson had 76 yards receiving, while Kyle Lundgren added 75.

ABOUT EAST: The Golden Bears had four fumbles, botched a punt return and had two interceptions. However, it didn’t faze East as it dominated Ashtabula Lakeside by 23 points. Zane Cylar led the way with 144 yards passing and 61 yards on 10 carries.

Hubbard (3-0, 0-0)

at Lakeview (1-2, 0-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Don Richards Stadium, Cortland

LAST MEETING: 2017, Lakeview, 7-6

LAST WEEK: Hubbard 61, Edgewood 12; LaBrae 49, Lakeview 13

COACHES: Brian Hoffman, Hubbard; Tom Pavlansky, Lakeview

ABOUT HuBBARD: The Eagles have one of the most potent offenses in the area as they have put up at least 48 points through three games. Davion Daniels paced last week’s 50-point blowout of Edgewood with 94 yards rushing and 110 passing. Defensively, Hubbard forced three interceptions and two fumbles.

ABOUT LAKEVIEW: The Bulldogs were held to 113 yards rushing and 34 passing against a stout LaBrae defense.

Brookfield (1-2, 0-0)

at Liberty (2-1, 0-0)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Leopards Stadium, Liberty

LAST MEETING: 2017, Liberty, 32-0

LAST WEEK: Brookfield 46, Cuyahoga Heights 17; Liberty 64, Pymatuning Valley 0

COACHES: Randy Clark, Brookfield; Chet Allen, Liberty

ABOUT BROOKFIELD: The Warriors earned their first win with a dominating performance over a perennial playoff team in Cuyahoga Heights. The Warriors held a 413 to 234 edge in total yardage, while Tyler Briggs and Haden Gibson combined for 277 total yards rushing.

ABOUT LIBERTY: The Leopards held a whopping 500 to 86 advantage in total yards, while Hamad Alhmeed had 156 yards rushing and 84 passing. Migel Burgess added 100 yards rushing.

Kennedy (1-2)

at Crestview (1-2)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Rebel Stadium, Columbiana

LAST MEETING: 2017, Kennedy, 28-14

LAST WEEK: Girard 47, Kennedy 0; South Range 48, Crestview 21

COACHES: Jeff Bayuk, Kennedy; Paul Cusick, Crestview

ABOUT KENNEDy: Girard outgained JFK in total yardage 597 to 74 (33 rushing and 41 passing).

ABOUT CRESTVIEW: Running back Ethan Powell suffered an injury in the first quarter as the Rebels were dominated by rival South Range last week.

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