Ridgewood Generals Team News

WHEN  7 p.m. Friday
LAST WEEK  Ridgewood 34, Sandy Valley 14; Garaway 43, East Canton 3
LAST MEETING  Ridgewood won 25-13 last year.

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

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.

Here's our guide to Week 8 action:

WHEN  7 p.m., Friday
LAST WEEK  Sandy Valley 41, Strasburg 0; Ridgewood 42, Malvern 12
LAST MEETING  Sandy Valley won 14-13 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.

Here's our guide to Week 7 action:

WHEN  7 p.m., Friday
LAST WEEK  Ridgewood 30, Tusky Central Catholic 14; Garaway 41, Malvern 8
LAST MEETING  Ridgewood won 41-20 last year.

COLUMBUS  For the third straight week, unbeaten Central Catholic leads its region in the Ohio High School Athletic Association weekly football computer ratings. The ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon, leading up to the final report Nov.

WEST LAFAYETTE  This will be a tough one for the Tuscarawas Central Catholic Saints to swallow.