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WHAT TO WATCH: Teams take up race for postseason

Oct. 11, 2012 @ 11:45 PM

HUNTINGTON -- It's coming down to crunch time for several teams in the race to the high school football postseason.

Suddenly, Ironton is reeling a bit and needs to get things turned around while Spring Valley is on the outside looking in and needs a win at home this week.

Also, Ohio Valley Conference action is in full swing as we approach the final month of the regular season.

Following is a look at some of Friday's games.

Huntington High (5-1) at Logan (5-1)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday

WHERE: Middleburg Island

WHAT TO WATCH -- Huntington High: The Highlanders will be amped for this matchup after losing to Logan at Bob Sang Field last season. Logan: The Wildcats are a sneaky team that no one is talking about, but they are in the Class AAA Top 10.

Cabell Midland (7-0) at Capital (4-2)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday

WHERE: Laidley Field

RADIO: WCMI 92.7-FM and 98.5, The Planet

WHAT TO WATCH -- Cabell Midland: Lowell Farley surpassed the 1,000-yard mark last week and David Gaydosz needs just 26 more to give the Knights their first season in history with multiple 1,000-yard backs. Capital: Although young, the Cougars possess lots of skill and could pose the biggest test yet to Cabell Midland.

Princeton (1-6) at

Spring Valley (3-3)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday

WHERE: Wolves Den

On the web: www.wfghfm.com

What to watch -- Princeton: The Tigers are coming off their first win of the year, but are much better than their record indicates. Spring Valley: The Timberwolves are coming off a stinging loss to George Washington, but could get on a late-season roll with a win Friday.

Wayne (6-0)

at Tolsia (3-4)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday

WHERE: Wilts Salmons Athletic Complex


ON THE WEB: www.wfghfm.com

WHAT TO WATCH -- Wayne: The offense continues its assault on the opposition following last week's road win at Scott. Tolsia: The Rebels have been a bit of a surprise this year, and they always seem to get up for the county rivalry.

Bishop Hartley (7-0)

at Ironton (5-2)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday

WHERE: Tanks Memorial Stadium


WHAT TO WATCH -- Bishop Hartley: The Hawks are one of the best teams in Ohio, and have not been challenged by anyone this year. Ironton: The Fighting Tigers have lost two straight, and after being pounded by Bishop Watterson, now face a Bishop Hartley team that beat the Eagles two weeks ago.

Coal Grove (3-3)

at Fairland (3-4)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday

WHERE: Dragons Stadium

WHAT TO WATCH -- Coal Grove: The Hornets' three losses are to teams with a combined record of 19-2. They are a solid team that has the inside track to the OVC title. Fairland: The Dragons have lost four of five and the offense has struggled to produce as of late.

Chesapeake (3-4)

at South Point (1-6)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday

WHERE: Alumni Stadium

WHAT TO WATCH -- Chesapeake: Fresh off an emotional rivalry win over Fairland, the Panthers' road show continues against South Point. South Point: The Pointers got into the win column last week with a 41-6 win over Rock Hill.