As we approach the midway point of the postseason, Eric Frantz, managing editor of JJHuddle.com, appears to be closing in on his second consecutive predictions title with the panel at ThisWeekSPORTS.com.
CHILLICOTHE — In a game that featured more than 800 combined yards of offense and clock malfunctions, the Hartley High School football team was forced to dig deep to overcome a pair of injuries to key players against Wheelersburg in the Division V, Region 17 final Nov. 22.
MANSFIELD — The Lakewood St. Edward High School football team ended Westerville Central’s most successful season in program history, cruising past the Warhawks 41-0 in a Division I, Region 1 semifinal Nov. 22 at Arlin Field.
ZANESVILLE — Beechcroft High School football coach Trevor White told his players that what happened during the postgame handshake line after the Division IV, Region 13 championship game Nov. 21 at Zanesville might have overshadowed a gutsy second-half performance by his team.
Following the fourth perfect regular season in coach Jay Sharrett's 12 years, the Pickerington High School Central football team saw its season end for the second year in a row in the second round of the Division I, Region 2 playoffs.
Coming off its worst finish since its inaugural season, the Olentangy Liberty High School football team rebounded with a year that included its first Division I playoff victory, a six-game winning streak and a second-place finish in the OCC-Central Division.