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Around 270: Friday's Top Games

By Zach Fleer, 08/20/21, 1:15PM EDT


A look at some of the top games in Central Ohio on Friday

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Football is officially back in Central Ohio. With 75 games taking place around the area on Friday, let's take a look at some of the top games that Week 1 has to offer. For the complete Week 1 schedule, click here.

Columbus City League

Africentric at East

Friday is a big test between two schools only separated by three miles but in two separate divisions in the City League. Africentric comes in with high expectations as the Nubians finally broke through last season and had its best campaign in school history.

The Nubians are looking to start off hot on the road against an East program that is also on the rise. Look for this to be a big matchup to determine who gets Broad Street bragging rights on the east side of town.

Independence 54, Northland


Pickerington Central 26, Massillon Washington 7

Warsaw (IN) 48, Dublin Coffman 23

Steubenville 22, Olentangy Liberty 7

Upper Arlington 42, Reynoldsburg 41 

Canal Winchester 25, Groveport 3

Olentangy Berlin 17, DeSales 12

Westerville South 29, Olentangy 17

Best of the Rest

Worthington Kilbourne 43, walnut ridge 0

Pickerington North 23, Lancaster 10

Hilliard darby 17, Olentangy Orange 0

Dublin Scioto 29, Grove City 27

Westerville Central 14, Westerville North 7

Mid-State League

Harvest Prep 60, Eastmoor Academy 34

Newark Catholic 34, Bishop Ready 8

Amanda-Clearcreek 17, Jonathan Alder 7

Heath 20, Liberty Union 13

Licking County League

Sheridan 35, Licking Valley 30 

Central Buckeye Conference

St. Mary's Memorial 10, London 7

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