Norwalk swept Clear Fork on Tuesday in a sectional semifinal in Div. II; New London and South Central advanced in Div. IV tournament action.
St. Paul senior scored touchdowns on the first two plays from scrimmage, and shed five tacklers on a kick return score as part of a four-touchdown night in the Flyers’ 49-6 win over South Central.
Willard upset state-ranked Huron to force an SBC Bay co-title — the first league title for the Crimson Flashes in 37 years.
South Central (4-2, 2-1) needs a win on Saturday at St. Paul (6-0, 3-0) to stay in both the Firelands Conference and playoff chase — while the Flyers seek to solidify their standing in both.
The state-ranked Eagles and Lady Flyers swept Western Reserve and South Central on Tuesday; both need a win Thursday to share the Firelands Conference championship.
Norwalk, Western Reserve and St. Paul continue to trend toward possible home state playoff games the weekend of Nov. 8-9 in the latest OHSAA computer ratings report.
Monroeville and St. Paul, along with Bellevue and Norwalk could meet in district championship matches in Division IV and Div. II as the statewide tournament draws were held on Sunday.
Western Reserve stayed tied atop the Firelands Conference and solidified its playoff standing with Friday’s 21-7 win over the Trojans in Greenwich.
Both Western Reserve (4-1, 2-0) and the Trojans (4-1, 2-0) have a lot at stake in Friday’s game in Greenwich, which highlights Reflector area games on Friday.
The Truckers are off until the SBC Lake Division championships in Tiffin on Oct. 12 following Tueday’s dominating performance in Galion.
Norwalk (4-1), Western Reserve (4-1) and St. Paul (5-0) are each in line to host state playoff first-round games at the midway point of the 2019 high school football season.
Dalton Webb’s 19-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Roughriders to a 24-22 win over Plymouth on Friday.
St. Paul, Monroeville and South Central picked up volleyball wins on Thursday; Willard tennis extended SBC win streak to 42 straight.
Edison hosts Toledo Woodward, while Western visits Plymouth and New London travels to Monroeville in Firelands Conference play to highlight Week 5 action in the area.
NORWALK — Norwalk senior singles player Megan Berry became the first player in program history to reach 100 career victories in Tuesday’s regular season finale sweep over visiting Vermilion at the Middle School courts.