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Posted at 7:07 PM, Sep 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-17 15:31:26-04

CINCINNATI — VOTE NOW for the Week 5 Player of the Week:

  • Moeller RB Jordan Marshall, who had 17 carries for 129 yards and a touchdown, as well as a 29-yard touchdown reception, in Friday's win over St. X
  • Woodward WR Donte Ferrell, who had three catches for 77 yards, a 20-yard carry and a 70-yard kickoff return in a 28-20 win over Trimble
  • Kings QB Will Kocher, who threw for 332 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 67 yards and two touchdowns against Milford
  • Lakota West QB Mitch Bolden, who was 8-of-15 passing for 131 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 71 yards and a touchdown
  • Fairfield QB Talon Fisher, who passed for a touchdown and rushed for 179 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Oak Hills

Week 5 of the high school football season was filled with battles between unbeaten teams.

Two games were selected as the Friday Frenzy Games of the Week: Princeton vs. Lakota West and Covington Catholic vs. Beechwood Friday night. The former is a showdown between two undefeated Greater Miami Conference teams, while both CovCath and Beechwood are perennial state champion contenders in their respective classes.

The Lakota West Firebirds proved to be too much for the Vikings, winning 31-7.

Lakota West beats Princeton in Friday Frenzy Game of the Week

CovCath was able to snap Beechwood's winning streak, which was the longest active winning streak in Kentucky, with a 31-14 win in Park Hills.

CovCath snaps Beechwood's winning streak

The stars came out to check out St. Xavier vs. Moeller. Joey Votto, Tyler Stephenson, Joe Mixon and the two biggest coaches in the city — Luke Fickell and Zac Taylor — were on the sideline for what would be a great game. Moeller won 20-17, improving to 4-0 this season.

Moeller improves to 4-0 with win over St. X

Elder and La Salle faced two teams out of Louisville, Kentucky Friday night. The Panther defeated St. Xavier (KY) 24-13.

Elder knocks off Kentucky's St. X, 24-13

La Salle fell on the road to duPont Manual, 20-16.

La Salle falls to duPont Manual in Kentucky

Kings and Milford, both unbeaten, faced off in a colossal matchup in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference. Kings won big, 41-7. They are in the top five in the state in Division II.

Kings wins big over Milford, 41-7

Wyoming has not lost in the regular season in over 60 games — and the streak continues with a 31-0 win over Reading.

Wyoming continues regular season win streak

Deer Park beat Taylor 34-27 in a tight game on homecoming.

Deer Park wins a close one over Taylor

Ryle beat Highlands in a shootout, 57-46.

Ryle beats Highlands, 57-46

A game-winning PAT helped Loveland to a 14-13 win over Lebanon. The win was Loveland's first of the season.

Cincinnati Country Day is 4-1 this season with a 32-20 win over Park Tudor out of Indianapolis.

Cincinnati Country Day moves to 4-1 on season

Bethel-Tate won easily over Batavia, 49-7.

Bethel-Tate wins easily over Batavia

At Stargel Stadium, turnovers caused some issues for Hughes early on. Purcell led 14-0 before Hughes found life and rolled to a 46-28 win.

Hughes tops Purcell, 46-28

Find the full list of games below:

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