Dover Tornadoes Team News

With two weeks to go in the regular season, 15 area teams have themselves in a playoff position.

DOVER  The East Central Ohio League showdown between Dover and Coshocton didn’t turn out to be much of one after all.

Week 7 of the high school football season saw plenty of big games with playoff implications for area teams. The New Philadelphia Quakers picked up a big road win over Zanesville last week to help their cause, while the Indian Valley Braves remained perfect in the Principals Athletic Conference at 4-0 with a win over          Manchester.

DOVER  The much-anticipated East Central Ohio League clash between Dover and Coshocton will be at 7 tonight.

Here's our guide to Week 8 action:

WHEN  7 p.m., Friday
LAST WEEK  Coshocton 34, Meadowbrook 20; Dover 51, Cambridge 0
LAST MEETING  Dover won 53-0 last year.

COLUMBUS  Unbeaten Central Catholic not only continues to lead its region in the latest release of the Ohio High School Athletic Association weekly football computer ratings, but the Crusaders also have the most average computer points of an area team regardless of division.

Merrick Mamarella tossed two touchdown passes and rushed for another, and Alex Bowman scored a pair of rushing touchdowns as Dover rolled to a 51-0 East Central Ohio League football win over Cambridge at rainy McFarland Stadium on Friday night.

WHEN  Tonight, 7
LAST WEEK  Dover 28, Zanesville 21; Cambridge 45, Marietta 21
LAST MEETING  Dover 43, Cambridge 16, in 2013

Results from Week 6 of the high school football season have my power rankings a bit shaken up as we head down the home stretch of the
regular season.

Eight area teams are sitting in playoff position with four games left to play.