CLEVELAND - It's hard to believe that the 2012 high school football season kicks off this week all around northeast Ohio.
There are some good matchups to kickoff the season, including Avon at Avon Lake, Glenville at St. Edward, and a battle of reigning champions between Youngstown Cardinal Mooney and St. Ignatius.
So what teams should we be watching this season to make a serious run at one of the six-state championships this November? Well, NewsChannel5 high school football insider, Jack "The Breeze" O'Breza lets you know with his first Fabulous-15 poll for the 2012 football season.
Here is the Breeze's Fabulous-15 poll for week 1 of the high school football season.
2. St. Ignatius
4. Willoughby South
6. St. Edward
7. Cleveland Heights
10. Chagrin Falls
11. Lake Catholic
Be sure to check in every week throughout the high school football season to follow Breeze's poll and see if your favorite team makes it onto the fabulous 15 poll.
And be sure to check out week one of McDonald's 5 On Your Sidelines this Friday night at 11:15 on NewsChannel5.
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