Friday Night Playoff Football Scoreboard


Elida 54, Bellevue 20

BELLEVUE — Elida advanced in the playoffs for the second straight year with a convincing 54-20 win over Bellevue on Friday night.  The Bulldogs scored on each of their eight possessions. Elida quarterback Reggie McAdamsn threw for 355 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for three more touchdowns. The Bulldogs (8-3) will now face Region 10 top seed Columbus St. Francis DeSales (8-3) next Friday night.


Coldwater 31, Covington 7

COVINGTON —Coldwater feels right at home in the playoffs. They showed it again on Friday night. The Cavaliers showed no hangover effects from last Friday night’s regular season ending loss to Minster as Coldwater defeated previously unbeaten Covington, 31-7, in a Division V regional quarterfinal. Coldwater improved to 15-2 in first round playoff games. They’ve won 14 straight Week 11 games since losing to Versailles in 1997. The Cavalier scored the game’s final 24 points after Covington tied the game 7-7 in the second quarter. Four of Coldwater’s five scoring drives were four plays or fewer. Coldwater quarterback Austin Bruns went 9-of-15 for 174 yards passing. He also ran 13 times for 71 yards and two TDs. Coldwater now will play fellow MAC squad Versailles next Friday night. The Cavaliers beat Versailles, 36-19, during the regular season on Sept. 23.

Versailles 48, West Liberty-Salem 21

WEST LIBERTY — Versailles successfully returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2005 with a thorough dissection of West Liberty Salem, 48-21, on Friday night.
Despite being seeded eighth, Versailled knocked off the previously unbeaten and top-seeded Tigers.


Liberty-Benton 45, Lima Central Catholic 35

LIMA — Liberty-Benton stunned Division V’s top-ranked team with a 45-35 upset at Lima Stadium on Friday night. L-B advances to play Hicksville, which knocked off Hopewell-Loudon, 28-7. L-B’s Brady Vaught rushed for 265 yards and three touchdowns.


Around Ohio

Division II

Aurora 45, Madison 20

Avon 45, Medina Highland 24

Cin. Turpin 24, Tipp City Tippecanoe 21

Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 35, Chesterland W. Geauga 0

E. Cle. Shaw 22, Maple Hts. 12

Kent Roosevelt 30, Warren Howland 21

Kings Mills Kings 10, Harrison 7

Tallmadge 14, New Philadelphia 7

Tiffin Columbian 25, Sandusky 20

Trotwood-Madison 53, Hamilton Ross 7

Wapakoneta 24, Franklin 13

Division III

Chagrin Falls 66, Oberlin Firelands 14

Clyde 27, Napoleon 7

Cols. DeSales 35, Caledonia River Valley 0

Cols. Eastmoor 14, Urbana 0

Day. Thurgood Marshall 35, Kettering Alter 27

Elida 54, Bellevue 20

Minerva 29, Poland Seminary 28

Ravenna 42, Ravenna SE 35

Spring. Shawnee 64, Cin. Taft 8

Steubenville 68, Wintersville Indian Creek 13

Division V

Bucyrus Wynford 33, Smithville 6

Coldwater 31, Covington 7

Columbiana Crestview 44, Cuyahoga Hts. 20

Hicksville 28, Bascom Hopewell-Loudon 7

Kirtland 49, Columbiana 8

Liberty Center 28, Carey 0

Louisville Aquinas 34, Woodsfield Monroe Cent. 12

Lucasville Valley 28, W. Lafayette Ridgewood 21

Portsmouth W. 18, Nelsonville-York 12

Sugarcreek Garaway 32, New Middletown Spring. 14

Versailles 48, W. Liberty-Salem 21W. Jefferson 40, Frankfort Adena 13