(WJW) – Week 3 of Friday Night Touchdown had crews all over Northeast Ohio bringing you the best coverage anywhere. It was a crisp and cool night for all the teams and their fans.
The Friday Night Touchdown Game of the Week pitted the Falcons of Lutheran East against the Longhorns of Lutheran West. Dan Coughlin, the commissioner, covered that affair. That game saw Lutheran West take the win, 14-8.
It was a welcome home to the Buckeye Bucks who took on Copley in their first home game of the 2021 season.
Buckeye kept their win streak after a close match-up against Copley with a 27-26 victory.
There was a showdown in Summit County as Barberton and St. Vincent-St. Mary squared off. Both teams were looking to bounce back after losing last week. It was a homecoming of sorts for former Barberton offensive coordinator Bobby Nickol who returned as the head coach of the Irish. He’s led St. Vincent-St. Mary to the playoffs the last two years.
In the end, Barberton won in overtime with a 34-27 lead.
Two teams going in opposite directions squared off in Euclid tonight as undefeated Cleveland Heights tangled with the Panthers from Euclid who were still looking for their first win of the season.
Still, Cleveland Heights remained undefeated after winning 46-14.
The Avon Eagles looked to start a new win streak with a win over Glenville after having their 25-game win streak in the regular season end at Medina. Glenville was looking for its first win of the 2021 season.
Avon came out on top with a 55-18 victory.
After facing Bishop Sycamore in Week 1 and a New Jersey powerhouse last week, Akron-Hoban got back to playing Ohio high school football as they faced Wash Jesuit. Akron Hoban put its big offensive line-up against the Warriors’ more experienced squad.
Akron-Hoban won that match 35-34 in overtime.
We hope you join us every Friday night at 11 p.m. during the high school football season on FOX 8 for Friday Night Touchdown.