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MARION LOCAL 53, BRADFORD 27
MARIA STEIN — Marion Local scored four second-quarter touchdowns to put away the Bradford Railroaders in a 53-27 win on Friday night in a Division VI playoff game in Maria Stein.
Photos: Bradford at Marion Local football
Marion Local advances to play Minster in a regional semifinal next Friday night at a neutral site to be determined.
It was a battle of running backs between the Marion Local Flyers and the Bradford Railroaders on Friday night.
Bradford senior James Canan rushed for 181 yards on 23 carries and he scored one touchdown for Bradford while Marion Local’s Jacy Goettemoeller rushed 11 times for 110 yards and three touchdowns.
Marion Local quarterback Adam Bertke went 8 of 9 for 180 yards passing with three touchdowns. Bertke added a rushing touchdown, as well.
ST. HENRY 45, FORT LORAMIE 21
ST. HENRY — The St. Henry Redskins will move on to the next round of playoffs after defeating the Fort Loramie Redskins, 45-21.
St. Henry quarterback Kyle Stahl completed 22 passes for 219 yards and three touchdowns.
St. Henry’s Adam Reichert led all rushers in the game with 98 yards, and the Redskins of St. Henry combined for 177 yards on the ground overall.
St. Henry will take on Ada next week in round 2 of the playoffs at a place to be determined on Sunday.
By LANCE MIHM
LIMA — The Ada Bulldogs exploited Waynesfield-Goshen's weakness against the pass with a vengeance in a 50-15 win in a Division VI regional quarterfinal playoff win at Lima Stadium on Friday night.
The Bulldog offense went to the air in the first half almost exclusively, and almost always with success. Before the first half had ended, Senior signal-caller Mason Acheson had completed 16-of-19 passes for 263 yards and carried his team to a 36-0 halftime lead.
“We like to throw,” Ada head coach Mike Fell said. “That’s what this offense is designed to do.”
The loss marked the end of the Tigers fourth playoff trip in nine seasons. However, the team is still looking for its first postseason win.
Waynesfield-Goshen made the playoffs with a 4-6 record.
Ada had two receivers hit the century mark, with Micah Roberson catching 5 passes for 105 yards and Jacob Ansley catching six for 137 yards. Kellen Decker ran the ball for 103 yards.
OTTAWA-GLANDORF 72, LORAIN CLEARVIEW 0
FINDLAY — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Caleb Siefker ran for more than 180 yards and four touchdowns and the Titans stomped Lorain Clearview at Donnell Stadium.
The game was moved to the Findlay stadium after field conditions made a game at Titan Stadium impossible.
O-G will now face Mike Vicars’ unbeaten Genoa squad in a Division IV regional semifinal showdown.
DELPHOS ST. JOHN'S 36, LEIPSIC 29
LEIPSIC — Delphos St. John’s Tyler Jettinghoff scored touchdown with less than two minutes left to lift the Blue Jays to a Division VI playoff win over Leipsic.
DSJ will play Fremont St. Joe’s next Friday night.
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