NATIONAL TRAIL AT MADISON, Thurs.
The Mohawks are 3-0 for the first time since the 2018 season when they went 12-1. Madison rushed for 338 yards in a 38-7 win against Troy Christian in Week 3. The Blazers (1-2) fell to Preble Shawnee 28-14 last week.
ROGER BACON VS. BADIN
The Rams (3-0) have a chance to break a school record of 32 consecutive regular season wins when they face the Spartans (3-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. at Hamilton’s Virgil Schwarm Stadium. The Spartans own an eight-game regular season win streak of their own. … This is the last time Roger Bacon and Badin are scheduled to play in football. … Badin has an 11-game winning streak against Roger Bacon. … The last time Roger Bacon beat Badin was Oct. 15, 2010, in an 18-8 contest.
FENWICK AT AIKEN, 6:30 p.m.
It’s the Battle of the Falcons on Friday. Fenwick is off to a 3-0 start for the second consecutive season. Aiken (1-2) lost to Wyoming 44-6 in Week 3.
EDGEWOOD AT TALAWANDA
The Cougars and the Brave are searching for a much-needed win. Edgewood hasn’t been 0-3 to start the season since 2013. Talawanda is on a seven-game regular season losing streak and hasn’t beaten the Cougars since Oct. 18, 2019 — a 28-26 contest at Edgewood.
FAIRFIELD AT LAKOTA EAST
Two unlikely 0-3 squads face off in GMC play. The Indians are off to their worst start since the 2008 season when they went 0-8 their first eight games. The Thunderhawks are 0-3 for the second consecutive season.
MIDDLETOWN AT LAKOTA WEST
The Firebirds (1-2) are coming off a resounding 33-0 win over Fairfield last week, while the Middies (2-1) suffered their first loss of the season against Sycamore 35-17.
HAMILTON AT OAK HILLS
The rallying Big Blue (2-1) have won two games in a row for the first time since the 2020 season. The Highlanders (1-2) are coming off a 21-14 victory against Colerain — their first win over the Cardinals since 1992.
CHAMINADE JULIENNE AT FRANKLIN
The Wildcats are 0-3 for the second straight season and have been outscored by their opponents 132-35. The Eagles (2-1) fell to Hartley 21-7 in Week 3 after blanking Columbus Eastmoor (35-0) and Belmont (67-0).
NEW MIAMI AT DAYTON CHRISTIAN
The Vikings (0-3) fell to Bradford 44-7 in Week 3, while the Warriors (0-3) suffered a 74-20 loss to Tri-County North. Vikings junior linebacker Dalson Hayes is second in the Miami Valley Conference with 38 tackles.
HUGHES AT MONROE
The Hornets (1-2) are coming off last week’s heartbreaking 23-20 loss to Fenwick. The Big Red are 0-3 for the first time since 2016. Monroe beat Hughes 53-15 in the first round of the playoffs last season.
WILMINGTON AT ROSS
The Rams (1-2) beat the Hurricanes (2-1) each of the last two seasons — 27-7 in 2022 and 48-31 in 2021. Riley Caldwell rushed for 180 yards and five touchdowns in Ross’ 48-3 win over Northwest last Friday.
VALLEY VIEW AT CARLISLE
The Indians (2-1) have lost to the Spartans (3-0) each of the last two seasons — 49-14 in 2022 and 35-14 in 2021.