The home teams holding fort on the opening night of the OHSAA Football playoffs claimed both Sheridan and Ridgewood from the ranks of area teams with a shot at the title. Tonight, two road warriors from our parts live to fight in Week 12
Division IV Region 15 Quarterfinal– Martins Ferry
#5 Coshocton 34 #4 Martins Ferry 13
Coshocton goes to the river and picks up a big win. The Redskins will now play the top seeded team in the region, St. Clairsville after the Red Devils narrowly defeated Chesapeake 30-27.
Division VI Region 23 Quarterfinal– Danville
#6 Rosecrans 34 #3 Danville 7
The Bishops pick up the first playoff victory in school history, avenging an 18-0 Week 2 loss to the Blue Devils. Rosecrans now advances to play number two seed Buckeye Central, who pasted South Gallia, 46-0.
Boys Division III Regional Soccer Final– Sulsberger Stadium
Coshocton 0 Worthington Christian 6
The Warriors proved to be too much for the Redskins, as Worthington Christian’s Brett Elder had four goals in the first half to seal the victory. The Warriors will make their seventh straight appearance in the state tournament. They’ve played in the last three state title matches, winning it all two years ago.
Girls Division III Regional Soccer Final– Gahanna Lincoln High School
West Muskingum 0 Middletown Bishop Fenwick 5
The Lady Nadoes terriffic season comes to an end, as the Fenwick Falcons proved to be the better team this afternoon. Meghan Blank paced the Falcons with two goals.