Friday’s Regional Quarterfinals: Final scores and what we learned – “Don’t Mess with the MAC”


State Playoff Football Scores

first night of the Ohio High School Football Playoffs is in the books
and so is the season for 48 more teams. Upsets? Yep. Shockers? Yep? Final Scores? Yep…it’s all here. And word of warning for teams in Division V and VI next year – don’t draw a
MAC team in the first round. If you do – you are going home.
Period…Click here to see what we learned Friday.

Five Things We Learned Friday: Regional Quarterfinals

1. Don’t draw a Midwest Athletic Conference team in the first round: Word of warning for teams in Division V and VI next year – don’t draw a MAC team in the first round. If you do you are going home. Friday, Delphos St. John’s, Marion Local and Minster all won Division VI games by the combined score of 166-49. That
makes the MAC’s all-time record in regional quarterfinals against
non-MAC opponents a staggering 43-1.
DSJ beat Edgerton 73-21, while Marion Local blasted Fort Loramie 49-7. Minster’s 44-21 win over Springfield Catholic Central really signified the conference’s overwhelmingly successful brand of football. Minster was the No. 8 seed and finished fifth in the MAC. SCC was the No. 1 seed and won the Ohio Heritage Conference. MAC teams Anna and Coldwater face each other in a D-V quarterfinal on Saturday. As far as the second round goes, the MAC is 46-6 in Regional Semifinals against non-MAC teams.

2. Kenton is a lot scarier in person:
Just ask host and previously unbeaten Carlisle, which got beat 62-20 by the Wildcats in a Region 16 quarterfinal. The Indians trailed just 16-0 after the first quarter, but Kenton put 32 on the board in the second and led 48-0 at halftime. Wow is right.

3. Alter and Winton Woods are still alive in title defense:
Alter which is going for its third straight D-IV state title advanced to the regional semifinals by beating previously unbeaten and host North College Hill 35-14. Winton Woods, the defending D-II state champion, hosted Dayton Carroll and advanced to the regional semifinals with a 40-21 victory.

4. Regular Season win streak doesn’t carry over to Postseason:
Bucyrus Wynford will enter next season with the longest regular season win streak in the state. The Royals have won 48 straight in Weeks 1-10 and have been 10-0 four years in row. Friday they were ousted from the playoffs in the first round by Dalton 34-21.

5. Beating a team twice in a year? Ehh, not so hard…:
There were four games Friday that were rematches from regular season meetings and all four teams that won in the regular season won again in Week 11. In Division IV, Hartley beat Amanda-Clearcreek and Orrville beat Wooster Triway. In D-VI, McDonald beat Berlin Center Western Reserve and Covington beat Ansonia.


Division II

Region 5
Ashland 36, Aurora 26
Mentor Lake Catholic 42, Chagrin Falls Kenston 0
Tallmadge 41, Kent Roosevelt 28
Warren Howland 17, Copley 0

Region 6
Maple Heights. 34, Toledo Central Catholic 14
Maumee 20, Avon Lake 13
Olmsted Falls 41, Cleveland JFK 12
Sandusky 42, Avon 35

Region 7
Dresden Tri-Valley 30, New Albany 27, 2OT
Uniontown Lake 41, Columbus St. Charles 14
Sunbury Big Walnut 44, Canal Winchester 20
Columbus Marion-Franklin 49, Zanesville 19

Region 8
Winton Woods 40, Dayton Carroll 21
Kings Mills Kings 55, New Carlisle Tecumseh 30
Trotwood-Madison 39, Harrison 15
Mt. Healthy 26, Turpin 17

Division IV
Region 13

Campbell Memorial 7, Martins Ferry 0
Chagrin Falls 22, Garrettsville Garfield 7
Akron Manchester 49, Perry 45
Cortland Lakeview 42, St. Clairsville 21

Region 14
Bellville Clear Fork 49, Ontario 7
Elyria Catholic 28, Huron 21
Genoa Area 7, Ottawa-Glandorf 6
Orrville 27, Wooster Triway 25

Region 15
Ironton 32, Coshocton 12
Sparta Highland 38, Portsmouth West 7
Heath 55, Albany Alexander 14
Columbus Hartley 40, Amanda-Clearcreek 21

Region 16
Kenton 62, Carlisle 20
Kettering Alter 35, North College Hill 14
Jonathan Alder 45, Waynesville 23
Clinton-Massie 21, Cincinnati Taft 20

Division VI
Region 21

Dalton 34, Bucyrus Wynford 21
McDonald 13, Berlin Center Western Reserve 7
Mogadore 37, New Washington Buckeye Cent. 21
Thompson Ledgemont 47, Monroeville 21

Region 22
Ada 45, Leipsic 35
Delphos St. John’s 73, Edgerton 21
McComb 60, Fremont St. Joseph 0
Sycamore Mohawk 27, Toledo Christian 24

Region 23
Bridgeport 31, Salineville Southern 20
Malvern 48, Willow Wood Symmes Valley 28
Newark Catholic 28, Fairfield Christian 0
Shadyside 36, Glouster Trimble 20

Region 24
Covington 49, Ansonia 6
Maria Stein Marion Local 49, Ft. Loramie 7
Minster 44, Springfield Catholic Central 21
Sidney Lehman 42, Lockland 0

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