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
· 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.