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Nov. 01, 2013 @ 12:37 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Top-rated Huntington High and Wayne in West Virginia Class AAA and AA football respectively attempt to hold their positions in Friday home games.

Ohio schools end the regular season and some teams are fighting for playoff spots.

Following is a look at some of the Tri-State games:

South Charleston (7-2)

at Huntington High (8-0)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Bob Sang Stadium

Radio: WRVC 930-AM and 94.1-FM

What to watch -- South Charleston: An upset of Class AAA's top-rated Highlanders would probably get the Black Eagles a home playoff game. Huntington High: Only South Charleston and Winfield stand in the way of a perfect regular season.

Chapmanville (5-4)

at Wayne (8-0)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Pioneer Field

Radio: WFGH 90.7-FM, Online www.wfghfm.com

What to watch -- Chapmanville: The Tigers need to win and have some outside help to get in the Class AA playoff field. Wayne: The two-time defending Class AA state champions are still No. 1 in the state, but shared the top spot with Bluefield in this week's ratings.

Hurricane (5-3)

at Capital (7-1)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Laidley Field

What to watch -- Capital: Tyrhee Pratt and Kashuan Haley lead the Cougars into what should be a game with a lot of offensive fireworks. Hurricane: Austin Hensley quarterbacks the Redskins to the tune of 1,954 passing yards and 24 touchdown passes, both state highs.

Coal Grove (4-5)

at South Point (7-2)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Pointer Stadium

What to watch -- Coal Grove: No repeat OVC championship or playoff appearance, but at least the Hornets can record a .500 finish. South Point: The Pointers must win and hope some teams ahead of them in the ratings lose to join the Division V, Region 17 playoff party.

Rock Hill (1-8)

at Chesapeake (1-8)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Panther Field

What to watch -- Rock Hill: The Redmen posted their only victory against River Valley, 39-31. Chesapeake: The Panthers posted their only victory against River Valley, 28-16.

River Valley (1-8)

at Fairland (6-3)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Jim Mayo Memorial Stadium

What to watch -- River Valley: Another defeat at the end of a long season would assure the Raiders of finishing last in the OVC. Fairland: A Division V, Region 17 playoff appearance is assured for the Dragons.

Ironton (3-6)

at Raceland, Ky. (7-2)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Ram Stadium

Radio: WIRO 1230-AM, WTCR 1420-AM

What to watch -- Ironton: It's a must-win situation for the Fighting Tigers to extend their season in the Division V, Region 17 playoffs. Raceland: A Kentucky Class A, District 7 title is in the bag. The Rams will host a Nov. 8 playoff game.

Tolsia (3-5)

at Boyd Co (1-8)

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Lions Stadium

On the Web: www.wfghfm.com, www.wlgcradio.com

What to watch -- Tolsia: Last week's loss to Chapmanville dimmed Tolsia's hopes of making the Class AA playoffs. Boyd County: The Lions recorded their first win last week at Greenup County and earned a Class 4A playoff berth in the process.



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