Fitch Falcons Team News

MASSILLON  The Massillon Tigers wanted a complete game. Through their first six games, they had either had shown up with a big offensive performance, or their defense was the highlight of the night.

Here's what you need to know entering Week 7 of the high school football season:

-- Coach's Corner. Massillon's Jason Hall talks to Todd Porter:

MASSILLON  The schedule says it is Week 7 of the high school football season.

Wide receiver:
No. 21 Gareon Conley, 6-2, 165, Sr.
Strong tackle: No. 72 Chase Lash, 6-5, 298, Jr.

TIME  7:30 p.m.
SITE  Paul Brown Tiger Stadium
RECORDS  Fitch 6-0, Massillon 5-1
LAST WEEK  Fitch 56, Youngstown East 7; Massillon 62, Firestone 27

There will be plenty on the line when Massillon hosts Austintown Fitch on Friday night at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium. The biggest is the boatload of points that will end up going to the victor.

MASSILLON If Massillon ever wanted to know what it’s like to defend an offense that’s like its own, it should find out Friday night when undefeated Austintown Fitch pays a visit to Paul Brown T

COLUMBUS  Marlington and Garaway each moved up to No. 1 in their respective regions in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings, which were released today.

MASSILLON  There are a lot of reasons why Austintown Fitch could be the best team Massillon has faced so far this season.

Despite Week 5 wins to stay unbeaten, McKinley and Marlington each dropped from No. 1 in their respective regions in the weekly Ohio High School Athletic Association football computer ratings. The Bulldogs (4-0) are rated No. 2 in Division I, Region 2, while the Dukes (5-0) are No. 2 in Division III, Region 11.