Photo Gallery - Connor Smith At The Showdown

Colerain's first defense of their undefeated state championship season ended in defeat against St. Xavier in the Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown, 7-0. Despite the loss, rugged lineman Connor Smith played guard for Colerain and with a solid game in the trenches showed exactly why he's headed to Ohio State next fall.

Photo Gallery - Connor Smith At The Showdown

Connor Smith

Colerain's captains.

Cobrani Mixon, Smith and Tyler Moeller.

Smith and Mixon embrace prior to the start of the game.

Any syrup with your pancake?

Terrence Sherrer is under there somewhere.

Smith leading the way around the end for quarterback Gary Pride.

Can I get a new lace please?

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