Malvern Hornets Team News

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Hornet Stadium
RECORDS  Tusky CC 4-3, 1-3; Malvern 6-1, 3-1

Unbeaten Marlington and Garaway continue to lead their regions in the weekly Ohio High School Athletic Association computer ratings, which were released this afternoon.

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:

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.