Ohio Preps Rdp.: Week 6

Get inside Ohio high school football with a look back at last week's key performances and a look ahead at the big games for this coming weekend. Columbus Independence RB Erik Haw, an OSU verbal, carried 38 times for 223 yards and two TDs in his team's win this past weekend.

Here is a look at the highlights from Week 6 of Ohio high school football, followed by a look at key games scheduled in Week 7.

Week 6 Highlights

Austintown-Fitch WR Miles Williams, an OSU verbal, had 12 carries for 37 yards and a touchdown in his team's 28-7 loss to Youngstown Cardinal Mooney. Williams has been hampered by a hamstring injury.

Columbus Beechcroft, with OSU verbal DB Sirjo Welch, dropped a 34-14 decision to Columbus Brookhaven.

Cleveland Benedictine RB Ray Williams had 232 yards on 24 carries with five TDs in a 48-7 rout of Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary. Benedictine is the state‘s top-ranked team in Division III.

Columbus Watterson RB Eric Hard had 163 yards and caught a TD pass in an 18-13 win over Akron Hoban, the state‘s No. 3-ranked team in Division III coming in. Hoban junior RB Tyrell Sutton had 123 yards, including a 74-yard TD run.

Akron Buchtel RB Antonio Pittman, an OSU verbal, had 152 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries in a 61-0 win over Akron East. The game was called late in the third quarter.

Dayton Chaminade-Julienne junior RB Javon Ringer had TD runs of 6 and 41 yards in a 20-14 win over Cincinnati Roger Bacon.

Dublin Coffman QB Jack Rafferty completed 26 of 41 passes for 319 yards and two TDs in a 35-10 win over Hilliard Darby. Coffman WR Pat Lamonica had eight catches for 113 yards and a score.

Cincinnati Elder RB Bradley Glatthaar had 117 yards rushing and five TDs in a 49-20 win over Covington (Ky.) Catholic.

Cleveland Glenville QB-DB Ted Ginn Jr. accounted for five TDs in his team's 70-0 rout of Cleveland James F. Rhodes. Ginn rushed for 175 yards and two TDs (45 and 57 yards). He also had a 53-yard interception n 80-yard kickoff return for scores. Plus, he threw a 40-yard TD pass as well.

Hamilton, with OSU verbal DB Brandon Underwood, turned back rival Middletown 36-24 as Adell Givens had 98 yards and a TD on 25 carries. Middletown QB Chris Wright was 20 of 34 passing for 365 yards and three TDs.<.p>

Hubbard RB Shaun Lane, an OSU verbal, rushed 26 times for 165 yards and two TDs, but Hubbard fell to Cortland Lakeview 13-12 in overtime.

Columbus Independence RB Erik Haw, an OSU verbal, carried 38 times for 223 yards and two TDs in a 30-18 win over Columbus Eastmoor Academy.

Lakewood St. Edward, with OSU verbal junior OL Alex Boone, rolled to a 37-0 win at Huntington (Ind.) North. QB Kyle Skoczen completed 16 of 23 passes for 237 yards. Haruki Nakmura caught 11 passes for 132 yards.

Huber Heights Wayne RB-LB Marcus Freeman, an OSU verbal, had an 11-yard TD run in overtime to lift his team to a 17-10 win over Xenia, which features OSU verbal OL Ben Person.

Akron Garfield got TD runs of 1 and 3 yards from Norman Taylor and 46 yards from Marcus Council in a 21-6 win over Akron North.

Columbus Walnut Ridge RB Gary Russell had 182 yards and four TDs on just five carries in a 55-0 rout of Columbus Africentric.

Grove City QB Josh Worthington completed 10 of 17 passes for 315 yards and four TDs (58, 50, 87 and 24 yards) in a 34-9 win over Groveport.

Warren Harding downed rival Youngstown Ursuline 31-12. RB Richard Davis rushed for 93 yards on 10 carries and scored on runs of 13, 4 and 34 yards. QB Alex Engram, who completed 11 of 18 passes for 121 yards, threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to junior WR Mario Manningham as well for Harding.

Toledo Rogers fell to Oregon Clay 28-14. RB Fred Davis carried 12 times for 102 yards, including a 79-yard TD jaunt.

Cleveland St. Ignatius, the state's top-ranked team in Division I, cruised to a 37-12 win over rival Massillon Washington before a sellout crowd of 11,400 at Parma's Byers Field. St. Ignatius notched its seventh straight win over Massillon. QB Brian Hoyer completed 14 of 28 passes for 195 yards and a TD and also had a 9-yard TD run in the win. Massillon QB Steve Hymes was 21 of 37 for 277 yards and two TDs, but the Tigers were held to minus-8 yards rushing in 26 attempts.

Week 6 Games To Watch (all games 7:30 p.m. Friday unless noted)

Austintown-Fitch hosts North Canton Hoover.

Columbus Beechcroft hosts Columbus Centennial.

Cleveland Benedictine hosts Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit.

Columbus Watterson visits rival Columbus DeSales.

Akron Buchtel visits Akron Kenmore at noon Saturday.

Canton McKinley visits Massillon Perry.

Carrollton, with OSU verbal Chad Hoobler, hosts Akron Springfield.

Dayton Chaminade-Julienne travels to Cincinnati Purcell Marian.

In a match-up of 6-0 teams, Dublin Coffman hosts Pickerington Central.

Cincinnati Elder hosts Cincinnati Moeller.

Cleveland Glenville meets Cleveland Lincoln-West at John Marshall High School at 3 p.m. Friday.

Hamilton travels to West Chester Lakota West, which features OSU verbal OL Steve Rehring.

Warren Harding hosts Youngstown Boardman.

Hubbard travels to Leavittsburg Labrae.

Columbus Independence travels to Columbus Briggs.

Toledo Rogers travels to Toledo St. John's.

Lakewood St. Edward visits Massillon Washington at 8 p.m. Friday.

Cleveland St. Ignatius hosts Cleveland John F. Kennedy at 7 p.m. Saturday at Parma's Byers Field.

Akron Hoban hosts Youngstown Ursuline.

Huber Heights Wayne travels to Piqua.

Xenia visits Centerville.

OSU Verbals Outside Ohio

Mount Carmel, Pa., with OL Jon Skinner, crushed Pottsville 35-6. Skinner helped two of his teammates reach the 100-yard plateau in the game. Mount Carmel hosts Marion Friday.

Tallahassee (Fla.) Lincoln QB Joe Bauserman engineered his fourth fourth-quarter comeback in as many games, helping his team pull out a 16-14 win over Lynn Haven Mosley. Bauserman led Lincoln on a 76-yard drive and hit Fred Rouse for a 17-yard touchdown with five minutes left amid a heavy downpour. Bauserman completed 19 of 34 passes for 207 yards with an interception to go along with the TD, and he also rushed nine times for 91 yards and a score. On Friday, Lincoln (4-0) will face Leon (3-1) in a game that will have playoff implications.

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