The Westerville Central High School football team will attempt to improve to 3-0 under first-year coach Brent Morrison when it visits Eastmoor Academy on Friday, Sept. 7.
The Warhawks took control early in a 45-14 win over visiting Grove City on Aug. 31, outscoring the Dawgs 21-0 in the first quarter.
Eastmoor's offense again was effective in Week 2, rolling up 457 yards in a 46-15 win over visiting St. Charles on Aug. 31 to improve to 2-0.
Savon Edwards rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries to lead the Warriors, and Micah Coleman added 101 yards and a score on six carries. Quarterback Marquise Laster passed for 165 yards and two touchdowns.
Eastmoor also was impressive in a 45-14 win over Franklin Heights on Aug. 31.
"They have a lot of athletes and they have a lot of guys back from a team that we faced last year, too," Morrison said. "Defensively, they have a four-man front and lots of man coverage. Offensively, they run a ton of different formations. They have a lot of guys who can touch the ball and are dangerous."
Central defeated Eastmoor 57-28 last season when Morrison was an assistant under John Magistro, who is now an assistant at Olentangy.
Eastmoor, a Division III program that competes in the City League-South Division, is seeking its 16th consecutive winning season under coach Jim Miranda.
"It's been several years since we won a game on grass and we got that out of our system Week 1 (with a 19-6 win at Whitehall)," Morrison said. "I'm excited to get over there (to Eastmoor). I hear that field has a lot of history and tradition, so it will be a neat experience for our kids."
Against Grove City, LaBronz Davis II passed for 213 yards and two scores to Luke Swaney, and Justin Carter rushed for two touchdowns. Swaney finished with 94 yards receiving.
In two games, Davis has passed for 490 yards and three touchdowns.