Playoff pairings set for area teams

November 3, 2013

Cody Leist

PDT Sports Writer

The OHSAA announced Sunday the pairings for this weekend’s opening round of the 2013 football postseason as four area teams will play in Week 11.

Friday night will feature a pair of teams in Division VI, Region 21 quarterfinals. SOC II champion Valley — with its win at Minford, a Columbus Bishop Ready loss and a Chesapeake win over Rock Hill — claimed the top seed in the region and will host No. 8 Fort Frye. Meanwhile, SOC I champion Oak Hill secured the No. 7 seed after last week’s home win over Green and will face the previously-mentioned Silver Knights at Upper Arlington High School.

A pair of local teams will take the stage Saturday night in different divisions. In Division V, Region 17, No. 3 Wheelersburg will entertain No. 6 Fairland. Meanwhile, Notre Dame has the No. 7 seed in Division VII, Region 26 and will travel to No. 2 Covington.

All Friday night contests will have a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Saturday night games are slated to begin at 7 p.m. Continue to read The Daily Times and portsmouth-dailytimes.com throughout the week for updates leading to this weekend’s games.

Cody Leist can be reached at 353-3101, ext. 294, or cleist@civitasmedia.com. For breaking sports news, follow Cody on Twitter @CodyLeist.