Are You Ready for Week 2 of High School Football?

Cleveland Heights Tigers @ Strongsville Mustangs at 11:00pm

· Follow @SportsTimeOhio

· Broadcast Team:

o Jeff Phelps and Frank Stams will call the game.

o Ryan Cavanaugh (@ryancav7) will report from the sideline.

Cleveland Heights Tigers

· Lake Erie League, Division I

· Head Coach: Jeff Rotsky

· 2013 season: 10-2, lost to St. Edwards in 2nd round of playoffs

o Defeated Strongsville last season 25-10

· Defeated Akron Buchtel 45-21 last week

· Team strength: Athleticism

· Team challenge: Lack of returning starters

Strongsville Mustangs

· Northeast Ohio Conference, Valley Division, Division I

· Head Coach: Larry Laird

o This is Laird’s first year at Strongsville. He was head coach at Avon Lake last season.

· 2013 season: 5-5; Conference 1-4

o Lost 25-10 last season vs Cleveland Heights

· Defeated Lake Catholic 32-31 last week

· Team strength: Running game led by senior RB Dominic Lombardo

o Team challenge: Adjusting to new system under Laird and will miss senior QB Bobby Cole after he left last week’s game in the 4th quarter.