Division IV Bracket Breakdown: What We See Happening

The 42nd annual Ohio High School Football state Championships begin this week with first round games in Division I and regional quarterfinal contests in Divisions II-VII. Here’s our take on what to expect in D-IV.

Region 11

Brackets

8 Cle. Central Catholic (8-2) at 1 Chagrin Falls (8-2)
7 Cortland Lakeview (7-3) at 2 Struthers (8-2)
6 Cle. John Hay (8-2) at 3 Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (6-4)
5 Cle. Benedictine (7-3) at 4 Peninsula Woodridge (8-2)

Favorites: Chagrin Falls, Mooney
Contenders: Benedictine
Sleeper: Cleveland Central Catholic
Regional Final Prediction: Mooney over Chagrin Falls

Region 12

Brackets

8 Millbury Lake (8-2) at 1 Caledonia River Valley (10-0)
7 Galion (9-1) at 2 Kenton (10-0)
6 Wauseon (9-1) at 3 Wooster Triway (8-2)
5 Bryan (10-0) at 4 Genoa Area (10-0)

Favorite: Kenton
Contenders: Bryan, Genoa
Sleeper: Wauseon, River Valley
Regional Final Prediction: Kenton over Bryan

Region 13

Brackets

8 Steubenville (6-4) at 1 Newark Licking Valley (8-2)
7 Carroll Bloom-Carroll (6-4) at 2 Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (8-2)
6 New Concord John Glenn (7-3) at 3 Duncan Falls Philo (8-2)
5 Bexley (7-3) at 4 Zanesville Maysville (7-3)

Favorite: Licking Valley
Contenders: Indian Valley, Philo
Sleeper: Steubenville
Regional Final Prediction: Licking Valley over Indian Valley

Region 14

Brackets

8 Cin. Wyoming (8-2) at 1 Kettering Archbishop Alter (9-1)
7 Washington Court House Miami Trace (7-3) at 2 Clarksville Clinton-Massie (9-1)
6 Urbana (10-0) at 3 Cin. Archbishop McNicholas (8-2)
5 Circleville (8-2) at 4 Germantown Valley View (9-1)

Favorite: Clinton-Massie, Alter
Contenders: McNicholas, Urbana
Sleeper: Circleville
Regional Final Prediction: Clinton-Massie over Alter

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