This Thursday will mark the opening telecast for FOX Sports Ohio's coverage of the high school football season. The initial broadcast will feature Avon High School taking Avon Lake, in a battle between two of the top programs in Ohio.
Both teams feature prospects that will be receiving recruiting attention this season, including a few who currently hold offers.
Brett Bass: An exciting senior safety prospect at 5-foot-11, 185-pounds, Bass has run an 11.1 hundred meter dash time.
T.K. Burk: The 6-foot-6, 300-pound, senior offensive lineman holds an offer from Notre Dame College of Ohio. Helps anchor a strong offensive line for the Shoremen.
John Lancione: An interesting junior offensive line prospect at 6-foot-3, 255-pounds, with a chance to be an excellent player.
Dontez Smith: The 5-foot-8, 185-pound, all-around senior athlete can do it all for Avon Lake. He was an All-Conference performer a year ago, and features 4.55 forty-yard dash speed.
Mac Wightman: Another top offensive line performer, the 6-foot-4, 295-pound, senior guard also holds an offer from Youngstown State.
AVON HIGH SCHOOL:
Ross Douglas: The highest profile prospect on the field, the 5-foot-10, 180-pound, junior will line up at tailback and defensive back. Douglas already holds offers from Tennessee, Connecticut and Minnesota.
Tyler Lance: The multi-talented 6-foot-2, 220-pound, senior tight end/linebacker is one to keep- an eye on for Avon.
Justin O'Rourke: The 5-foot-11, 175-pound, senior quarterback is a spark plug for Avon. Last season, O'Rourke completed over 50% of his passes, throwing for 959 yards.
Ralph Smith: Another exciting junior, Smith is a 5-foot-9, 170-pound, athlete that will line up at wide receiver and defensive back.