Malvern Hornets Team News

Times-Reporter staff report

Garaway had a big nonconference win last week with a 42-25 victory over previously unbeaten Youngstown Christian.

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Hornet Stadium
RECORDS  Strasburg 2-4, 0-2; Malvern 5-1, 2-1
LAST WEEK  Tusky Central Catholic 32, Strasburg 14; Malvern 41, Newcomerstown 13

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.

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Lee Stadium
RECORDS  Malvern 4-1, 1-1; Newcomerstown 2-3, 0-1

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.

The undefeated Marlington Dukes jumped four spots to Division III’s No. 1 ranking in this week’s Associated Press High School Football State Poll.

MALVERN  Not many people saw this one coming.

What was expected to be a close Inter-Valley Conference game between the Ridgewood Generals and Malvern Hornets quickly became a blowout.

Malvern scored two touchdowns in the first quarter and rolled to a 32-7 victory Friday night to improve to 4-1 overall and 1-1 in the league.

Here's what you need to know entering Week 5 of the 2012 high school football season:

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Hornet Stadium
RECORDS  Ridgewood 3-1, 1-0; Malvern 3-1, 0-1
LAST WEEK  Ridgewood 34, Tusky Central Catholic 7; Garaway 35, Malvern 32

COLUMBUS  McKinley and Marlington each lead their respective computer regions in the initial release of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings Tuesday.