Posted On: 09/8/21 10:11 AM

The 2021 season has been great so far in the state of Ohio to say the least.  Just like weeks 1-3, week 4 also features several great games.  Here are five games to watch during week 4 featuring teams in Division 1.

Princeton vs Lakota West

This week, the Princeton Vikings will play the Lakota West Firebirds.  The Vikings are currently undefeated at 3-0 and looked great against Dublin Coffman last week winning 44-14.  This season, they have averaged 55 points per game while giving up 26.67.  Lakota West is currently 2-1 with their only loss coming at the hands of nationally ranked St. Xavier in week 1.  They were very impressive last week in their 43-17 victory over Oak Hills.   In 2021, Lakota West has averaged 34 points per game while averaging 44 points in their 2 victories and have given up 18.33 points per game.  There are several players from the Prep Redzone rankings in this game and they are WR Rodney Harris Rodney Harris 6'3" | WR Princeton | 2022 State OH , QB Mekhi Lynn Mekhi Lynn 6'2" | QB Princeton | 2022 State OH , LB Anas Luqman Anas Luqman 6'4" | LB Princeton | 2022 OH , LB Antonio Nunley Antonio Nunley 6'2" | LB Princeton | 2022 OH and LB Jay Stoker Jay Stoker 6'1" | LB Princeton | 2022 OH from Princeton and LB Aden Miller Aden Miller 5'11" | LB Lakota West | 2022 OH , DL Rodney Harris Rodney Harris 6'3" | WR Princeton | 2022 State OH , QB Mekhi Lynn Mekhi Lynn 6'2" | QB Princeton | 2022 State OH , LB Anas Luqman Anas Luqman 6'4" | LB Princeton | 2022 OH , LB Antonio Nunley Antonio Nunley 6'2" | LB Princeton | 2022 OH and LB Jay Stoker Jay Stoker 6'1" | LB Princeton | 2022 OH from Princeton and LB Aden Miller Aden Miller 5'11" | LB Lakota West | 2022 OH , DL Bryan Henderson Bryan Henderson 6'2" | DL Lakota West | 2022 State OH , DL Josh Lukusa Josh Lukusa 6'5" | DL Lakota West | 2022 State OH , DB Jyaire Brown Jyaire Brown 6'0" | DB Lakota West | 2022 State OH , OL Tegra Tshabola Tegra Tshabola 6'6" | OL Lakota West | 2022 State OH , DB Alex Afari Alex Afari 6'2" | DB Lakota West | 2022 State OH , Pickerington North vs Pickerington Central On Friday night, the Pickerington North Panthers will play the Pickerington Central Tigers.  The Tigers are currently undefeated at 3-0 and have looked great in all three games on both sides of the ball.  Last week, they defeated North Allegheny (PA) 35-0.  They have averaged 29.67 points per game while only giving up 5.67 points per game.  The Panthers are currently 2-1 and are coming off a 31-6 loss to Marysville.  Offensively, they have averaged 25.33 points per game and have given up 13.67 points per game.  There are many players from the Prep Redzone rankings in this game.  Those players are  DL C.J. Doggette C.J. Doggette 6'2" | DL Pickerington Central | 2022 State OH , DL, Tyler Gillison Tyler Gillison 6'3" | DL Pickerington Central | 2022 State OH , OL Kwabena Asamoah Kwabena Asamoah 6'4" | OL Pickerington Central | 2022 State OH , DL Dakari Frazier Dakari Frazier 6'4" | DL Pickerington Central | 2022 State OH , WR Isaiah Henderson Isaiah Henderson 6'3" | WR Pickerington Central | 2022 OH , OL Kyle Imboden Kyle Imboden 6'4" | OL Pickerington Central | 2022 OH , RB Olando Kamara Olando Kamara 5'11" | RB Pickerington Central | 2022 OH , DB Alex Styles Alex Styles 6'4" | DB Pickerington Central | 2023 State OH , DL Kobi Gorman Kobi Gorman 6'2" | DL Pickerington Central | 2023 State OH , DB Isaiah Harper Isaiah Harper 5'10" | DB Pickerington Central | 2023 State OH and QB Braden Mantooth Braden Mantooth 6'4" | QB Pickerington Central | 2023 State OH from Pickerington Central and DB Eli Coppess Eli Coppess 6'1" | DB Pickerington North | 2022 State OH , WR Carl Allen Carl Allen 6'1" | WR Pickerington North | 2022 OH , LB Blake Bennett Blake Bennett 6'1" | LB Pickerington North | 2022 OH , DB Jon Lipscomb Jon Lipscomb 6'0" | DB Pickerington North | 2022 OH , OL Braden Watts Braden Watts 6'1" | OL Pickerington North | 2022 OH , DL David Alabi David Alabi 6'2" | DL Pickerington North | 2023 State OH , RB Dawaun Green Dawaun Green 6'1" | RB Pickerington North | 2023 State OH from Pickerington North. St. Edward vs Elder In week 4, the St. Edward Eagles will play the Elder Panthers.  The Eagles are currently undefeated at 3-0 and defeated Mentor last week by the score of 47-7.  The have averaged 45.33 points per game and have given up 11.67 points per games.  The Panthers are coming into the game at 2-1 and defeated Beacon Hill Home School (VA) last week 47-0.  They have averaged 28.33 points per game on offense and have given up 11.33 points on defense.  There are quite a few players from the Prep Redzone rankings that are playing in this game.  Those players are  LB Michael Kilbane Michael Kilbane 6'4" | LB St. Edward | 2023 State OH , DL Trey Bixby Trey Bixby 6'4" | DL St. Edward | 2022 OH , DB Joel Castleberry Joel Castleberry 6'1" | DB St. Edward | 2022 State OH LB Wyatt Gedeon Wyatt Gedeon 6'2" | LB St. Edward | 2023 State OH , TE Brad Delpia Brad Delpia 6'3" | TE St. Edward | 2022 OH , LB Zyion Freer-Brown Zyion Freer-Brown 6'1" | LB St. Edward | 2022 OH LB C.J. Harvey, DL Matt Oudeman Matt Oudeman 6'2" | DL St. Edward | 2022 OH , DB Hayden Rice Hayden Rice 5'9" | DB St. Edward | 2022 OH and DL Chance Robinson Chance Robinson 6'2" | DL St. Edward | 2022 OH from St. Edward and OL Evan James Evan James 6'1" | OL Cincinnati Elder | 2023 OH and WR Drew Ramsey Drew Ramsey 6'1" | WR Cincinnati Elder | 2022 OH from Elder. Dublin Coffman vs Dublin Jerome This week, the Shamrocks of Dublin Coffman will face their crosstown rival the Celtics of Dublin Jerome.  The Shamrocks are 0-3 and last week were defeated by Princeton 44-14.  The Celtics are currently undefeated at 3-0 and last week defeated Shaker Heights 24-20.  The Celtics have averaged 26.67 points per game while giving up 17.66 points per game.  Some players to keep an eye on during the game that are currently in the Prep Redzone rankings are RB Preston Everhart Preston Everhart 5'10" | RB Dublin Jerome | 2022 OH and DL Kyler Larosa Kyler Larosa 6'3" | DL Dublin Jerome | 2023 State OH from Dublin Jerome and DL Will Smith Will Smith 6'3" | DL Dublin Coffman | 2023 State OH from Dublin Coffman. Upper Arlington vs Westerville Central On Friday night, the Upper Arlington Golden Bears will play the Westerville Central Warhawks.  The Golden Bears are undefeated at 3-0 and looked very impressive last week as they defeated Springboro last week 38-7.  This season, they have averaged 39 points per game while giving up 20.67 points per game but they have only given up 21 points total in the last two games.  The Warhawks are currently 1-1 and are looking to rebound from a 38-7 defeat last week at the hands of Hilliard Bradley.  There are a few player from the Prep Redzone rankings in this game and they are RB Carson Gresock Carson Gresock 5'10" | RB Upper Arlington | 2022 OH and LB Carter Brock Carter Brock 6'3" | LB Upper Arlington | 2022 OH from Upper Arlington and K Jason Robertson Jason Robertson 5'10" | K Westerville Central | 2022 OH , RB Michael Ross Michael Ross 5'11" | RB Westerville Central | 2022 State OH and ATH Donovan Hunter Donovan Hunter 6'5" | ATH Westerville Central | 2023 OH from Westerville Central.

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