Three weeks into the 2009 season and here are the big games in Region 2.
Wadsworth(2-0) takes on Medina(1-1). The Grizzlies were 37-29 winners over Nordonia last week. Wadsworth currently sits in a tie for fourth in R2 with Perrysburg. The Bees of Medina are currently in 14th place in the region.
The current #7 in the region, Brunswick(2-0) hosts Massillon Perry(2-0) tomorrow night. The Perry Panthers are the #9 team in R2. The winner of this one will vault much higher in the playoff race.
Twinsburg(2-0) has a tough task ahead of them with a game at 2-0 Aurora. Twinsburg easily handled Parma Valley Forge last week 42-0. Aurora was a 44-19 winner over Crestwood.
North Canton Hoover(1-1) makes the trip to Richland County to take on powerful Lexington. The Minutemen are 2-0 and looking to make a statement with a win over the Vikings. I think Lex wins this one.
Other games of interest.....
The Fighting Irish of Toledo Central Catholic(2-0) host Penn High from Mishhawaka, IN(3-0). Should be a great battle between Ohio and Indiana football. CCHS wins.
Holland Springfield (1-1) can gain some good harbins by knocking off Oregon Clay. The Blue Devils are currently ranked in 11th in R5 while Clay(1-1) is 10th in R2.
In this weeks "are they for real " catagory, we put the Golden Bears of Bryan(2-0). The Bears are coming off a 35-10 win over Archbold and take on Delta(1-1) on Friday. Bryan is currently in 6th in R10.
The Oak Harbor Rockets have a big task ahead of them tomorrow night. OH is coming off a 51-0 thrashing by the Comets of Genoa. The Rockets are at Eastwood (2-0). Oak Harbor currently sits in 8th place in R10 and if they could somehow pull off the win over the Eagles they would move up nicely. Eastwood wins.
Genoa travels across Route 163 to pay a visit to the Port Clinton Redskins. Both teams are 2-0 and the winner will get a load of playoff points. Genoa is currently in 2nd in R14. PC is 10th. A Port Clinton win would be a huge upset.
Bucyrus(2-0) hosts their longtime rival Galion(2-0) for a nonconference game. In a couple of years this one will be a league tilt again. This one could be a fun one.
In Bascom the Cheiftans of Hopewell-Loudon(2-0) will host the Rangers of Northwood(1-1). A win by Northwood, currently ranked in an 11th place tie with Delta in R18 would move them up. They aren't going to knock of H-L. The Cheiftans are currently in a third place tie in R21.
There will be a whale of a game at Huron Friday night. The Tigers(2-0) host the 2-0Flyers of Norwalk St. Paul. Huron was a 42-18 winner over Norwalk last week while NSP was a 37-13 winner over Tiffin Calvert. This one has classic written all over it.
The high powered offense of Toledo Christian(2-0) will be on the road at(2-0) Fort Loramie. Christian has had some high-scoring battles so far this season with wins over Delta 50-43, and Holgate 62-49. Ft. Loramie is coming off a 14-7 win over New Bremen.
Over in Hancock County Ada(2-0) hosts Columbus Grove (1-1). The Bulldogs are currently in 5th in R22.
Saturday night at the Don the Crimson Streaks of SJCC(2-0) renew an old rivalry by hosting the Golden Bears of Gibsonburg(1-1). SJCC knocked off Sandusky St. Marys last week. SJCC wins a close one.
Plenty of great games to chose from this weekend. Go out and support your team. Support the kids.