Fitch Falcons Team News

Who says Week 9 isn’t as interesting as the final week of the regular season? Look across the league spectrums and playoff standings and there are intriguing matchups and games all over the place.

Here is a look at some of the story lines that will play out for this weekend’s high school football games.

COLUMBUS  Despite staying undefeated, Minerva dropped from the top of its region. Despite suffering its first loss, GlenOak remained a solid No. 1 in its.

WHEN  Friday, 7:30 p.m.
SITE   Perry Stadium
RECORDS  Perry 2-5; Fitch 4-3
LAST WEEK  McKinley 49, Perry 0; Fitch 14, Hoover 7
LAST YEAR  Fitch 48, Perry 10.

Fitch (4-3) at Perry (2-5), Friday, 7:30 p.m.

COLUMBUS  Minerva has joined GlenOak as a top-rated team in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings, which were released Tuesday.

WHEN  Friday, 7:30 p.m.
SITE  Memorial Stadium
RECORDS  Fitch 3-3; Hoover 2-4
LAST WEEK  Jackson 42, Fitch 41 (2 OTs); Boardman 14, Hoover 6

COLUMBUS  GlenOak continues to lead its region while a number of playoff regulars throughout the 2000s are on the outside looking in after today’s release of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings.

TIME  7:30 p.m.

SITE  Falcon Stadium

RECORDS  Jackson 3-2; Fitch 3-2

LAST WEEK  McKinley 22, Jackson 14; GlenOak 21, Fitch 10

The teams  The Jackson Polar Bears responded well last week from a 34-7 loss to GlenOak in Week 4, but it still wasn’t enough to get in the win column, as McKinley scored late in a 22-14 win.

COLUMBUS  The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its second weekly football computer ratings today and GlenOak is the only area school to be leading a region.