Ohio high school football playoff recap

Six local teams advance to regional championships

Six Greater Cincinnati high school football teams will play for regional championships next week.

The big matchup in Division I pits defending state champion Moeller (11-1)  against Colerain (12-0) Saturday at Mason High School. Moeller advanced to the third round by shutting out Elder 24-0 Saturday night while Colerain beat Pickerington Central 38-20.

See the Moeller-Elder game story and a photo gallery at http://www.wcpo.com/sports/high-school-sports/high-school-football/ohio-high-school-football-playoffs-moeller-24-elder-0

See the Colerain game story at  http://www.wcpo.com/sports/high-school-sports/high-school-football/ohio-high-school-football-playoffs-colerain-38-pickerington-central-20

Moeller and Colerain will meet in the postseason for the seventh time since 2003. Moeller won 24-21 last season.

Wayne also moved on in Division I and plays Hilliard Davidson for a berth in the state semifinals against the Moeller-Colerain winner.

In Division V, Badin handed Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy its first loss of the season with a convincing 38-20 performance Saturday night.

See the Badin-CHCA game story at http://www.wcpo.com/sports/high-school-sports/high-school-football/ohio-high-school-football-playoffs-badin-31-cincinnati-hills-christian-academy-17

Saturday's winners join Loveland, Mount Healthy and Clinton-Massie, which had Friday victories, in the third round. Winners advance to the state semifinals.

Here's the schedule for next week's games involving local teams. The OHSAA picked neutral sites:

FRIDAY, NOV. 22
(All games at 7:30 p.m.)
Division II
1 Loveland (12-0) vs. 2 Mount Healthy (11-1) at Lockland Roettger Field
Division IV
2 Clinton-Massie (11-1) vs. 1 Alter (11-1) at Dayton Welcome Stadium

SATURDAY, NOV. 23
(All games at 7 p.m.)
Division I

2 Moeller (11-1) vs. 6 Colerain (12-0) at Mason HS
Division V
3 Badin (10-2) vs. 1 West Jefferson (11-1) at Clayton Northmont HS

See the complete statewide schedule at http://www.ohsaa.org/news/sports/2013-11-17FootballThirdRoundPairings.pdf

FRIDAY’S RECAP

Division II
Loveland 45, Northwest 14
See the game story at http://www.wcpo.com/sports/high-school-sports/high-school-football/ohio-high-school-football-playoffs-loveland-45-northwest-14
Mount Healthy 13, Winton Woods 10
See the game story at http://www.wcpo.com/sports/high-school-sports/high-school-football/ohio-high-school-football-playoffs-mount-healthy-13-winton-woods-10

Division IV
Clinton-Massie 52, McNicholas 14
See the game story at http://www.wcpo.com/sports/high-school-sports/high-school-football/ohio-high-school-football-playoffs-clinton-massie-52-mcnicholas-14
 

Division VI
West Liberty-Salem 21, Summit Country Day 13
See the game story at http://www.wcpo.com/sports/high-school-sports/high-school-football/ohio-high-school-football-playoffs-west-liberty-salem-21-summit-country-day-13

Get a complete recap of Saturday's games in Tri-State Football 's BLOG REWIND.

Take a look at WCPO's high school football scoreboard at: www.wcpo.com/sports/ohio-high-school-football-scoreboard

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