Ohio Preps Rdp.: Week 2 Playoff Preview

Warren Harding RB Daniel "Boom" Herron, an Ohio State verbal, had 228 yards and five touchdowns on 26 carries in a 35-21 win over Brecksville-Broadview Heights. We recap the first weekend of the Ohio high school playoffs and we preview the regional semifinals coming up this weekend. Click this free link for more.

Here are the results from the Ohio high school football regional quarterfinals from last weekend, followed by pairings for the regional semifinals this coming weekend:

DIVISION I

Brunswick 34, Medina 20 – Brunswick also won 27-7 in the regular season.

Can. McKinley 28, Tol. St. John's 21 -- McKinley rallied for two long TD drives in the final 8:58 to pull out the win. A crowd of more than 4,000 watched Morgan Williams score the game-winning TD on a 5-yard run with 2:22 left. He also became McKinley's career scoring leader with that run. Williams had TD runs of 1 and 36 yards earlier in the game.

Cin. Colerain 34, Cin. Moeller 31, 3OT – Moeller rallied from a 28-0 deficit to force overtime, but top-ranked Colerain won on Mark Tabar's 40-yard field goal in the third overtime. Ohio State verbal Eugene Clifford had a 4-yard TD catch for Colerain, which has ousted Moeller from the playoffs in three of the last four years. Patrick Blanks had three TD runs for Moeller.

Cin. Glen Este 28, Clayton Northmont 14 -- The Trojans, using the wing-T offense, rushed for 249 yards on 59 carries. Donnie Talbott, a 6-foot, 230-pound fullback, ran 31 times for 134 yards and three touchdowns. Northmont QB Clay Belton was 8-of-15 passing for 81 yards and was sacked five times before leaving with an injury late in the third quarter.

Cin. St. Xavier 44, W. Chester Lakota W. 3 – Junior RB Darius Ashley had 200 yards and three TDs for defending state champion St. X.

Cin. Sycamore 24, Huber Hts. Wayne 19 – QB Mitch Allen had a TD run and a TD pass for Sycamore. OSU verbal Donnie Evege had a 10-yard interception return for a score and a 9-yard TD run for Wayne.

Cle. Glenville 19, Cle. St. Ignatius 12 – Glenville and St. Ignatius met in the playoffs for the third time in four years and the Tarblooders won the rubber match. Jermale Hines had a TD run and threw a pair of TD passes to Cordale Scott for Glenville.

Dublin Coffman 17, Westerville S. 10 – QB Zak Kristan threw for 168 yards and two TDs and RB Steve Gardiner had 127 yards for Coffman.

Gahanna Lincoln 33, Lancaster 28 – Gahanna avenged a 34-3 regular season loss and dealt Lancaster its first defeat of the year. Darius Reeves rushed for 130 yards and two TDs and QB Bruce Hymes had a pair of TD passes. Gahanna's Nick Spadafore set a school record with a 52-yard field goal as well.

Hilliard Davidson 38, Logan 8 – Bo Delande rushed for 118 yards and a TD and Clay Trubiano had 105 yards and two TDs for Davidson.

Lakewood St. Edward 41, Painesville Riverside 14 – Cory Skoczen had a 40-yard INT return and a 1-yard TD run for St. Ed.

Massillon Washington 41, Massillon Perry 20 – QB Bobby Huth hit 11 of 16 passes for 260 yards and three touchdowns for Massillon Washington, while Eric Magnacca's three touchdowns and 192 yards on 17 carries paced Perry. A Perry record home crowd of 7,000 saw Washington make its first ever visit to nearby Perry.

Mentor 45, Solon 0 – Mentor, led by QB Bart Tanski (170 yards, 1 TD passing and 76 yards, 1 TD rushing), also downed Solon 17-14 in the regular season.

Tol. Whitmer 21, Fremont Ross 17 – Whitmer's David Donovan took an option pitch 55 yards with 4:18 left for the game-winning score as Whitmer avenged a 35-21 regular season loss and knocked off top-seeded Ross.

Upper Arlington 28, Galloway Westland 21 – UA, led by QB Robert Anderson (224 yards, two TDs), also won 41-35 in Week 1.

Warren Harding 35, Brecksville-Broadview Hts. 21 – OSU verbal Daniel "Boom" Herron carried 26 times for 228 yards and five TDs for Harding.

DIVISION II

Ashland 47, Sylvania Southview 34 – Taylor Housewright completed 16 of 22 passes for 306 yards and four TDs for Ashland.

Chardon 28, Kent Roosevelt 12

Cin. Turpin 34, Day. Carroll 0 -- Speedy running back Jay Triggs had 189 yards on 27 carries, including a 60-yard TD.

Cols. Watterson 18, Chillicothe 7

Harrison 31, Day. Col. White 8 – Cody Adams had 121 yards and three TDs for Harrison.

Macedonia Nordonia 41, Tallmadge 20 – RB Jordan Mabin carried 29 times for 218 yards and three TDs for Nordonia.

Mayfield 21, E. Cle. Shaw 13

New Carlisle Tecumseh 14, Cin. Winton Woods 13 -- Junior quarterback Josh McKee scored both Tecumseh touchdowns and also intercepted a pass late in the fourth quarter. The difference in the game for Winton Woods was a missed PAT, pushed back after an excessive celebration penalty.

Olmsted Falls 21, Maple Hts. 19 – Tyler Sparks' 20-yard field goal with 2:06 left was the margin of victory for Olmsted Falls. Anthony Wright returned an interception for a score and also threw a TD pass for Heights.

Pataskala Watkins Memorial 30, Alliance 14 – Of nine teams making their playoff debut, Watkins was the only one to win. The brother act of Corey Weber (147 yards, 1 TD on 20 carries) and K.C. Weber (49 yards, 1 TD on the ground and 89 yards, 2 TDs through the air) led Watkins. Alliance QB Charles Babb threw for 357 yards and 1 TD, ending his career as Stark County's career passing leader with 6,058 yards.

Pickerington Cent. 42, Canfield 7 -- Kyle Kozak's interception of Canfield quarterback Sean Baker with 1 minute, 19 seconds remaining clinched Pickerington's victory. Central QB Chazz Anderson threw for 162 yards, while Jordan Jarrell threw for 188.

Piqua 33, Tol. Cent. Cath. 14 – Piqua ousted the defending Division II state champions. QB Justin Hemm rushed for 159 yards and a TD and also threw for 147 yards and three TDs for Piqua. RB Brandon Saine, an OSU verbal, had 101 yards and a TD on 25 carries. Saine now has 1,701 yards with 29 TDs (25 rushing). TCC WR Dane Sanzenbacher will join Saine at OSU. He had 12 catches for 195 yards, ran for a TD, intercepted a pass and blocked an extra point. For the year, Sanzenbacher had 61 catches for 1,279 yards and scored 11 TDs.

Tiffin Columbian 21, Lewis Center Olentangy 7

Trenton Edgewood 35, Trotwood-Madison 12 -- Chad Turner had 129 yards on 28 carries for Edgewood. T-M junior QB Domonick Britt was 15-of-26 passing for 140 yards. Roy Roundtree had five catchers for 51 yards. But the Rams had four costly turnovers. Edgewood avenged a 34-0 regular season loss.

Uniontown Lake 16, Cols. Marion-Franklin 13 – Lake knocked out the region's top seed.

Wapakoneta 28, Powell Olentangy Liberty 21

DIVISION III

Aurora 29, Akr. Coventry 6

Cambridge 27, Canal Fulton NW 14 – Mahley two TD passes to Winston as Cambridge avenged a playoff loss to Northwest from last year.

Can. S. 27, Newark Licking Valley 17 – OSU verbal Devon Torrence scored TDs on passes of 75 and 30 yards from Trissel, while his brother, DeVoe Torrence, scored on runs of 77 and 62 yards on his way to a 252-yard performance on 27 carries. Canton South allowed Licking Valley just 205 yards on offense and held running back Storm Klein to just 78 yards on 26 carries. South also picked off three Valley passes.

Cols. DeSales 31, Circleville 13 – QB Jimmy Vahalik had two TD passes and teammate A.J. Kaltenbach added an interception and a TD run for DeSales.

Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 24, Niles McKinley 0

Dover 49, Dresden Tri-Valley 14 – Dover QB Perci Garner had five TD runs and also threw for 331 yards and one TD.

Eaton 31, Urbana 8 – Eaton QB Jeremy Fudge was 17-of-30 passing for 263 yards and three touchdowns.

Gallia 14, Lancaster Fairfield Union 9

Hubbard 17, Youngs. Liberty 7 -- Hubbard also beat Liberty 35-0 in Week 9.

Kettering Alter 27, Sandusky Perkins 0 – Michael Shaw finished with 101 yards, and senior running back Chris Roark rumbled for 111 yards and a 55-yard TD of his own.

Mentor Lake Cath. 24, Rocky River 0

New Albany 20, Cin. Indian Hill 17, OT – Kevin Smith had the game-winning 1-yard TD run in overtime as New Albany downed top-seeded and previously unbeaten Indian Hill.

St. Marys Memorial 21, Tipp City Tippecanoe 14

Steubenville 26, New Concord John Glenn 10 – Top-ranked and defending champion Steubenville won its 26th straight game. QB Zach Collaros ran for 114 yards and a TD and also threw for 145 yards and a score.

Sunbury Big Walnut 31, Napoleon 20 – Ugo Akusoba had 131 yards and a TD on 15 carries.

Waverly 26, Jackson 20, OT

DIVISION IV

Bellaire 49, St. Clairsville 21

Blanchester 29, Cin. N. College Hill 13

Clarksville Clinton-Massie 41, Cin. Wyoming 21 -- Drew Frey had 199 yards rushing and a pair of TDs for the Falcons. He also caught a 33-yard TD pass from Tyler Sargeant and kicked five extra points.

Coldwater 42, Tontogany Otsego 17 – No. 2 ranked and defending champion Coldwater won its 26th straight game as QB Sam Slavik was 22 of 39 passing for 386 yards and three TDs.

Lemon-Monroe 49, Cin. Deer Park 10 – Jared Ferguson had four TD runs for L-M.

Martins Ferry 41, Wellston 0

New Lexington 42, Cols. Eastmoor 14

Oak Harbor 35, Bellville Clear Fork 7

Orrville 48, Can. Cent. Cath. 27

Perry 24, Massillon Tuslaw 6

Plain City Jonathan Alder 55, Day. Oakwood 7 -- QB Austin Schlosser was 14 of 19 passing for 288 yards and four scores for Alder. Zak Fleming had seven receptions for 179 yards and three scores.

Sparta Highland 20, Huron 0

W. Milton Milton-Union 24, Ottawa-Glandorf 21 – Milton-Union took the lead on a 34-yard TD run by Tyler Wilson with 2:58 left.

Williamsport Westfall 42, Ironton 35 – Westfall avenged a playoff from last year to Ironton.

Youngs. Mooney 28, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 0 – Top-ranked Mooney got two TD runs from Brandon Beachum in the shutout win.

Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley 26, Garfield Hts. Trinity 14

DIVISION V

Amanda-Clearcreek 15, Frankfort Adena 7 – Justin Leasure had two TD runs and a late interception for A-C.

Barnesville 45, Kirtland 7

Bedford Chanel 16, Delta 7

Columbiana Crestview 29, W. Salem NW 13

Defiance Ayersville 33, Bucyrus Wynford 30

Findlay Liberty-Benton 35, Defiance Tinora 21

Gahanna Cols. Academy 55, Nelsonville-York 21 – Chris Crockett had 168 yards and three TDs on 22 carries for Academy.

Johnstown-Monroe 30, Stewart Federal Hocking 0 – Marcus Hendren had 221 yards and two TDs on 36 carries for J-M.

Lafayette Allen E. 41, Spencerville 21

Lima Cent. Cath. 21, W. Liberty-Salem 0

Marion Pleasant 43, Reading 7 – Jake Lawrence tallied four TD runs and his team churned out 323 yards rushing in an easy win.

N. Lima S. Range 24, W. Lafayette Ridgewood 9

Sherwood Fairview 52, Hamler Patrick Henry 49 – Fairview won a shootout with over 1,000 yards total offense and knocked off defending state champion Patrick Henry. Fairview QB Ryan Radcliff completed 35 of 54 passes for 500 yards and five TDs. His 32-yard TD pass to Eric Scantlen with 24.5 seconds left was the game winner.

St. Henry 37, Lewisburg Tri-County N. 0 -- Andy Puthoff ran the ball 19 times for 156 yards and three TDs. Zack Thobe caught four passes for 114 yards.

W. Jefferson 34, Fredericktown 7 – Joey Inks had 151 yards and a TD on 21 carries for West Jeff.

Warren JFK 22, Smithville 14

DIVISION VI

Beallsville 32, Caldwell 8

Berlin Center Western Reserve 28, Thompson Ledgemont 0 – QB Brandon Moherman threw for 244 yards and two TDs for Western Reserve.

Cle. Cuyahoga Hts. 27, McDonald 8

Columbiana 41, Windham 0

Columbus Grove 20, Monroeville 14

Danville 51, Crown City S. Gallia 20

Dola Hardin Northern 21, Ada 14

Hopewell-Loudon 42, Liberty 22

Lancaster Fisher Cath. 42, Newark Cath. 10 – Fisher avenges playoff loss to NC from last year.

Maria Stein Marion Local 41, Covington 20 – Marion Local was led by quarterback Chris Stucke (145 yards rushing) and running back Marc Otte (183 yards on 34 carries). Otte scored three touchdowns and intercepted two passes.

McComb 40, Oregon Stritch 20

Mechanicsburg 61, N. Lewisburg Triad 0

Mogadore 33, Lucas 14

Norwalk St. Paul 18, Sycamore Mohawk 15

Shadyside 42, Old Washington Buckeye Trail 12

Spring. Cath. Cent. 24, Sidney Lehman 21 – Pat Sheehan drilled a 26-yard field goal with 12 seconds left for the win.

Regional Semifinal Pairings

DIVISION I

All games Saturday, 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Region 1

At Cleveland Browns Stadium

(1) Mentor (10-1) vs. (5) Cle. Glenville (10-1), 1 p.m. – Mentor stopped Glenville 15-13 in Week 1. This game will be televised live by Ohio News Network.

(3) Lakewood St. Edward (9-1) vs. (7) Warren Harding (8-3), 5 p.m. – This game will be televised on tape delay by ONN at 9:30 p.m. (will be joined in progress in central Ohio after Ohio State basketball ends at 10 p.m.)

Region 2

At Parma Byers Field

(8) Tol. Whitmer (8-3) vs. (5) Massillon Washington (7-4)

At Dix Stadium, Kent

(3) Brunswick (10-0) vs. (2) Can. McKinley (10-1) – McKinley won a playoff opener 35-17 last year.

Region 3

At Moorehead Stadium, Upper Arlington

(8) Gahanna Lincoln (8-3) vs. (5) Dublin Coffman (8-3), 1 p.m. – Coffman won 35-19 in Week 3.

At Dublin Coffman Stadium

(3) Upper Arlington (10-1) vs. (2) Hilliard Davidson (11-0) – Davidson won a playoff opener 27-7 last year. Davidson also downed UA 19-0 in Week 6 this year.

Region 4

At Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati

(1) Cin. St. Xavier (9-1) vs. (5) Cin. Glen Este (9-2), 11 a.m.

(3) Cin. Sycamore (10-1) vs. (2) Cin. Colerain (11-0), 2 p.m. – Colerain won 19-8 in Week 9.

DIVISION II

All games Friday, 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Region 5

At Solon Stewart Field

(7) Chardon (9-2) vs. (3) Mayfield (10-1)

At Judy Kirsch Field, Brunswick

(1) Macedonia Nordonia (10-1) vs. (5) Olmsted Falls (10-1) – This game will be televised on tape delay at 9:30 p.m. Friday by ONN.

Region 6

At Harding Stadium, Marion

(1) Ashland (11-0) vs. (4) Tiffin Columbian (10-1)

At Lima Senior Stadium

(6) Wapakoneta (10-1) vs. (7) Piqua (9-2)

Region 7

At Arlin Field, Mansfield

(4) Cols. Watterson (8-3) vs. (8) Uniontown Lake (7-4)

At Lincoln Stadium, Gahanna

(3) Pataskala Watkins Memorial (10-1) vs. (2) Pickerington Cent. (10-1)

Region 8

At Viking Stadium, Cin. Princeton

(5) Cin. Turpin (10-1) vs. (1) Trenton Edgewood (9-1)

At Centerville Stadium

(6) New Carlisle Tecumseh (9-2) vs. (2) Harrison (8-3)

DIVISION III

All games Saturday, 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Region 9

At Ravenna Stadium

(1) Aurora (10-1) vs. (4) Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit (7-2)

At Chardon Memorial Field

(6) Mentor Lake Cath. (7-4) vs. (2) Hubbard (10-1)

Region 10

At Welcome Stadium, Dayton

(1) Kettering Alter (11-0) vs. (4) Eaton (10-1) – Alter downed Eaton 48-13 in a playoff opener last year.

At Lima Senior Stadium

(6) St. Marys Memorial (9-2) vs. (2) Sunbury Big Walnut (9-2)

Region 11

At Mt. Union College Stadium

(1) Steubenville (11-0) vs. (5) Can. S. (8-3)

At Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium, New Philadelphia

(3) Dover (10-1) vs. (2) Cambridge (11-0) – Cambridge won 41-35 in Week 6 epic showdown.

Region 12

At Peden Stadium, Ohio University

(8) New Albany (7-4) vs. (5) Gallipolis Gallia (9-2), 1 p.m.

(3) Cols. DeSales (8-3) vs. (2) Waverly (11-0), 5 p.m.

DIVISION IV

All games Friday, 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Region 13

At Tiger Stadium, Twinsburg

(1) Youngs. Mooney (10-0) vs. (4) Perry (9-2)

At Canton Central Catholic Stadium

(2) Orrville (9-2) vs. (6) Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley (7-4)

Region 14

At Dublin Scioto Stadium

(5) Sparta Highland (9-2) vs. (1) W. Milton Milton-Union (10-1)

At Robinson Field, Kenton

(3) Coldwater (11-0) vs. (2) Oak Harbor (11-0)

Region 15

At Sulsberger Memorial Stadium, Zanesville

(4) Williamsport Westfall (11-0) vs. (1) Bellaire (11-0)

At Byesville Meadowbrook Colt Stadium

(3) Martins Ferry (10-1) vs. (2) New Lexington (11-0)

Region 16

At Clayton Northmont Dudon Memorial Field

(5) Lemon-Monroe (10-1) vs. (1) Plain City Jonathan Alder (10-1) – Lemon-Monroe stopped Alder 16-7 in a regional semifinal last year.

At Kings Mills Kings Stadium

(3) Clarksville Clinton-Massie (10-1) vs. (2) Blanchester (11-0)

DIVISION V

All games Saturday, 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Region 17

At Carrollton Community Field

(1) Barnesville (11-0) vs. (5) Warren JFK (11-0)

At Niles McKinley Bo Rein Stadium

(6) Columbiana Crestview (9-2) vs. (2) N. Lima S. Range (11-0) – South Range downed Crestview 49-32 in a regional semifinal last year. South Range also downed Crestview 7-6 in Week 4 this year.

Region 18

At Huron Memorial Stadium

(1) Bedford Chanel (10-1) vs. (4) Findlay Liberty-Benton (10-1)

At Buckenmeyer Stadium, Napoleon

(6) Defiance Ayersville (10-1) vs. (2) Sherwood Fairview (10-1) – Fairview won Week 9 shootout 68-41 over Ayersville.

Region 19

At Lewis Center Olentangy Braves Field

(1) W. Jefferson (10-0) vs. (4) Johnstown-Monroe (9-2)

At Ashville Teays Valley Viking Stadium

(6) Gahanna Cols. Academy (8-3) vs. (2) Amanda-Clearcreek (10-1) – Academy downed A-C 13-8 in the 2003 Division V state title game.

Region 20

At Lima Bath Stadium

(1) Lima Cent. Cath. (10-1) vs. (4) Lafayette Allen E. (9-2) – LCC won 35-13 in Week 9.

At Alexander Stadium, Piqua

(3) St. Henry (10-1) vs. (2) Marion Pleasant (10-1) – St. Henry won Week 1 match-up 35-7.

DIVISION VI

All games Friday, 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Region 21

At Warren Harding Mollenkopf Stadium

(1) Columbiana (9-2) vs. (5) Berlin Center Western Reserve (9-2) – Columbiana won first meeting 28-6 in Week 3.

At Bedford Stewart Field at Bearcat Stadium

(2) Cle. Cuyahoga Hts. (10-1) vs. (3) Mogadore (9-2) – Mogadore stopped Cuyahoga Heights 45-20 in a playoff opener last year.

Region 22

At Fremont Ross Paul Stadium at Harmon Field

(5) McComb (9-2) vs. (8) Norwalk St. Paul (7-4)

At Fostoria Memorial Stadium

(6) Columbus Grove (7-4) vs. (2) Bascom Hopewell-Loudon (10-1)

Region 23

At St. Clairsville Red Devil Stadium

(4) Shadyside (8-2) vs. (1) Beallsville (11-0)

At Cols. St. Francis DeSales Alumni Stadium

(3) Danville (10-1) vs. (2) Lancaster Fisher Cath. (10-1)

Region 24

At Dodd Field, Bellefontaine

(4) Dola Hardin Northern (10-1) vs. (1) Mechanicsburg (10-1)

At Troy Memorial Stadium

(2) Spring. Cath. Cent. (10-1) vs. (6) Maria Stein Marion Local (9-2)

Scheduling Note For Nov. 18

The starting time for Ohio High School Athletic Association football regional final tournament contests in Divisions I, III and V that will be played on Saturday, Nov. 18, will be moved back one hour to 8 p.m., OHSAA Commissioner Dan Ross has announced.

The games were originally scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., and the move was made to accommodate fans statewide who may be watching the Ohio State vs. Michigan college football game which begins at 3:30 p.m. that day.

OSU Verbals Outside Ohio

* Orchard Lake (Mich.) St. Mary's, with OSU verbal WR Taurian Washington, ended its year at 8-3 with a 35-27 loss to Walled Lake Central (9-2) in a Division II district final. Washington had five catches for 63 yards.

* Monaca (Pa.) Center Area, with OSU verbal OL Evan Blankenship, improved to 8-2 with a 21-14 win over Yough in its WPIAL Class AA playoff opener. Center quarterback Carl Farrow scored on a 1-yard run with 6:33 left to play to give the Trojans the win. Center will meet Ford City in the WPIAL quarterfinals Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Deer Lakes.


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