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Division VI Playoff Preview & Picks
Delphos St. John’s, McComb, Marion Local, Minster
KEEP AN EYE ON:
St. Henry, Mogadore, Ada, Leipsic
Danville, Malvern, Fort Loramie, Shadyside, Warren JFK
TOUGHEST REGION: Region 24
Only one team in the region has 9 wins and none have 10, but don’t let records fool you. This is where it’s at. Three of the teams are ranked in the top six of the final Ohio National Guard JJhuddle D-VI Power Poll: Marion Local (No. 2), Minster (No. 3) and Ada (No. 6). In addition to Marion Local and Minster, a third MAC team – St. Henry – is also in the fold. So too is Fort Loramie, a preseason Power Poll selection.
BEST FIRST ROUND GAME: Fort Loramie at St. Henry, Region 24
Fort Loramie has established itself as a formidable small school football program. The Redskins are in the playoffs for the fourth straight season and are again paired up with a MAC school. Loramie is 3-0 in the playoffs against non-MAC schools and 0-3 against them. St. Henry is in the playoffs for just the second time in six years. Junior RB Delaunte Thomas leads Loramie with 1,295 yards and 20 TDs on 168 carries. St. Henry is led by four-year starting senior QB Kyle Stahl.
*6 Colonel Crawford (8-2) at 3 Glouster Trimble (9-1):
Trimble has shut out six opponents this season and has allowed 53 points all season. Colonel Crawford has scored less than 33 points just three times.
*6 Delphos St. John’s (6-4) at 3 Leipsic (8-2): DSJ
Delphos St. John’s has four losses, but their to Lima Central Catholic, Minster, Coldwater and Marion Local. Leipsic’s losses are to McComb and Liberty-Benton. These are two good teams.
REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PICKS:
8 Steubenville Central Catholic (6-4) at 1 Mogadore (10-0): Mogadore
5 Berlin Center Western Reserve (8-2) at 4 Shadyside (10-0): Shadyside
7 Fairport Harding (7-3) at 2 Malvern (9-1): Malvern
6 Youngstown Christian (7-2) at 3 Warren JFK (9-1): Warren JFK
8 Arlington (7-3) at 1 McComb (10-0): McComb
5 Tiffin Calvert (6-4) at 4 Norwalk St. Paul (7-3): Norwalk St. Paul
7 Toledo Ottawa Hills (7-3) at 2 Fremont St. Joseph (9-1): Fremont SJ
6 Delphos St. John’s (6-4) at 3 Leipsic (8-2): DSJ
8 Hannibal River (7-3) at 1 Danville (9-1): Danville
5 Symmes Valley (8-2) at 4 Rosecrans (7-3): Rosecrans
7 Fairfield Christian (8-2) at 2 Newark Catholic (8-2): NC
6 Colonel Crawford (8-2) at 3 Glouster Trimble (9-1): Col. Crawford
8 Waynesfield-Goshen (4-6) at 1 Ada (9-1): Ada
5 Fort Loramie (8-2) at 4 St. Henry (7-3): St. Henry
7 Tri-County North (7-3) at 2 Minster (8-2): Minster
6 Bradford (8-2) at 3 Marion Local (8-2): Marion Local
FINAL FOUR PREDICTIONS:
Mogadore, Delphos St. John’s, Newark Catholic, Marion Local
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