COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Several local high school football teams still in the hunt for a championship now know who they’ll face off against later this week.
The Ohio High School Atheltic Association released the state’s football semifinals pairings for Friday’s games.
Two local Division I teams look to keep their title hopes alive. A week after knocking off their crosstown rival in the regional finals, Pickerington Central will take on Cincinnati Colerain in Springfield. Olentangy Liberty, coming off a big win over Toledo Whitmer last week, will play Mentor in Mansfield.
A pair of Muskingum County teams are looking to extend their seasons by another week as well. Tri-Valley faces off against Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary in Massillon for the Division III semifinals. John Glenn and Clarksville Clinton-Massie will play at Hilliard Darby for a spot in Division IV’s finals.
Division VI’s Nelsonville-York will travel to play undefeated Kirtland in New Philadelphia. Division VII’s Danville will also head north to take on Cuyahoga Heights in Orrville.
Tickets for state semifinal playoff games are available for purchase for $9 presale or $10 at the gate. All games are scheduled to kick off at 7:30pm on Nov. 24.
The full list of teams, records and locations can be seen below. Home teams are listed first.
Mentor (12-1) vs. Powell Olentangy Liberty (11-2) at Mansfield Senior Arlin Field
Cin. Colerain (11-2) vs. Pickerington Central (12-1) at Springfield Evans Stadium
Avon (13-0) vs. Akron Archbishop Hoban (12-1) at Brunswick Auto Mart Stadium
Massillon Washington (10-3) vs. Cin. Winton Woods (12-1) at Columbus St. Francis DeSales Alumni Stadium
Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (10-3) vs. Dresden Tri-Valley (12-1) at Massillon Perry Stadium
Tol. Central Catholic (11-2) vs. Trotwood-Madison (13-0) at Piqua Alexander Stadium
Steubenville (13-0) vs. Shelby (13-0) at Univ. of Akron Infocision Stadium-Summa Field
New Concord John Glenn (11-2) vs. Clarksville Clinton-Massie (12-1) at Hilliard Darby Stadium
Canfield South Range (13-0) vs. Pemberville Eastwood (13-0) at Strongsville Pat Catan Stadium
Wheelersburg (13-0) vs. Middletown Madison (11-2) at Chillicothe Herrnstein Field
Maria Stein Marion Local (13-0) vs. Findlay Liberty-Benton (12-1) at Wapakoneta Harmon Field
Kirtland (13-0) vs. Nelsonville-York (13-0) at New Philadelphia Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium
Danville (12-1) vs. Cuyahoga Heights (11-1) at Orrville Red Rider Stadium, Heartland Field
Norwalk St. Paul (13-0) vs. Minster (9-4) at Lima Senior Spartan Stadium