Chris Harr, who guided the Central Crossing High School football team to its first two postseason appearances in 2014 and 2015, has stepped down as coach after seven seasons.

Chris Harr, who guided the Central Crossing High School football team to its first two postseason appearances in 2014 and 2015, has stepped down as coach after seven seasons.

The Comets finished 2-8 overall and 1-4 in the OCC-Central Division this season after earning Division I, Region 2 playoff berths the previous two years. Central Crossing lost in the first round both seasons, falling to league-rival Hilliard Davidson 17-9 in 2015 and Cincinnati St. Xavier 50-13 in 2014.

The Comets were 23-49 overall and 15-32 in the OCC-Central under Harr. They finished 7-4 in 2014 and 2015.

Along with the postseason appearances, highlights during Harr's tenure include beating Grove City 28-21 this season in the first meeting between the programs and going 7-0 against Westland. Other memorable moments were beating Dublin Coffman 48-42 in overtime and Olentangy Liberty 37-21 in 2015, defeating Davidson 21-20 in overtime and Upper Arlington 35-21 in 2014 and beating Brookhaven 10-7 in 2013.

"I'm very thankful and appreciative for my time here as I resign," Harr said. "I'm grateful for the wonderful student-athletes I had an opportunity to coach and the various outstanding coaches I had a pleasure to work with. We had a great run here and now it's time for someone else to take the next step."

Key players eligible to return include sophomores Pierre France (RB), Kameron Peck (QB) and Aaron Reasoner (LB). France (717 yards rushing, 3 touchdowns) and Reasoner (115 tackles) were second-team all-league this season.

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