By Tom Ramstetter, Enquirer contributor
Fairfield (6-0, 3-0 GMC) at Lakota West (5-1, 3-0)
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
What to watch: Lakota West has won five straight since a Week 1 overtime loss to Winton Woods and the fourth-ranked Firebirds hope to keep pace with Colerain in the GMC.
No. 5 Fairfield is on its longest winning streak since closing the 2005 regular season with eight straight wins en route to the school’s last playoff berth.
Lakota West senior quarterback Malik Grove has completed 49 of 105 passes for 816 yards and six touchdowns while adding 361 yards on 90 carries and nine more touchdowns. Senior running back Mikel Horton leads West with 562 yards on 82 carries with six touchdowns.
Fairfield senior quarterback Ryan Nuss has completed 57 of 99 passes for 1,014 yards and eight touchdowns with only two interceptions. Nuss also leads the team with 320 yards on 69 carries and four more touchdowns.