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Division IV Playoff Preview & Picks
Hartley, Norwayne, St. Clairsville, Clinton-Massie
KEEP AN EYE ON:
Ottawa-Glandorf, Genoa, Brookfield, North Union
BIGGEST SURPRISE IN WEEK 1
The Amount of Points Scored: 13 of the 16 regional quarterfinal winners scored 38 points or more. Ottawa-Glandorf led the way with 72 points, while Hartley racked up 63.
BEST REGIONAL SEMIFINAL GAME: Ottawa-Glandorf (11-0) vs. 3 Genoa Area (11-0) at Findlay Donnell Stadium
Expect the scoreboard to get a workout. Ottawa-Glandorf averages 46.5 points per game and has scored 72 and 70 points this season. Genoa averages 51.6 points per game and scored 79 points in a game. Combined the teams have 1,078 points this season.
* Ironton (7-3) vs. 3 Johnstown-Monroe (9-2) at Athens Scott Riggs and Family Stadium: A rematch of last year’s regional semifinal that Johnstown won 34-7.
* Clarksville Clinton-Massie (11-0) vs. 4 Batavia (11-0) at Kings Stadium: Both teams are undefeated, but that’s where the comparisons stop. Massie is in the playoffs for the 11th straight season. Batavia is coming off its first postseason victory ever.
REGIONAL SEMIFINAL PICKS:
1 Brookfield (11-0) vs. 4 Akron Manchester (8-3) at Twinsburg Tiger Stadium: Brookfield
2 Creston Norwayne (11-0) vs. 6 Youngstown Liberty (9-2) at Uniontown Lake Alumni Field: Norwayne
1 Cols. Bishop Hartley (11-0) vs. 4 Richwood North Union (11-0) at Ohio Wesleyan Univ. Selby Field: Hartley
2 Ottawa-Glandorf (11-0) vs. 3 Genoa Area (11-0) at Findlay Donnell Stadium: O-G
1 St. Clairsville (11-0) vs. 5 Piketon (9-2) at Logan Chieftain Stadium: St. C
2 Ironton (7-3) vs. 3 Johnstown-Monroe (9-2) at Athens Scott Riggs and Family Stadium: Johnstown
1 Clarksville Clinton-Massie (11-0) vs. 4 Batavia (11-0) at Kings Stadium: Massie
7 West Milton Milton-Union (9-2) vs. 3 Norwood (10-1) at Kettering Fairmont Roush Stadium: Milton-Union
FINAL FOUR PREDICTIONS:
Norwayne, Hartley, St. Clairsville, Clinton-Massie
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