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Marion Local running back Jacy Goettemoeller carries the ball during a regional quarterfinal playoff game against Bradford Nov. 2 in Maria Stein.
DARKE COUNTY – All of Darke County’s football teams have concluded their seasons, but several of their conference rivals are still competing.
Five Midwest Athletic Conference teams, one Cross County Conference team and one Greater Western Ohio Conference team remain in the Ohio High School Athletic Association playoff race. They will compete in the regional semifinals tonight and Saturday for a chance to advance to next week’s regional finals, when only eight teams will remain in each of the six divisions.
In Division II Region 8, GWOC North team Trotwood-Madison (9-2) will take on Cincinnati Winton Woods (8-3) at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Trenton Edgewood Kumler Field. Trotwood-Madison, the defending Division II state champion, is the lone GWOC school left in the tournament as Springboro and Wayne lost last week in the regional quarterfinals.
Trotwood-Madison is the sixth seed in the region and is coming off a 48-0 win against third seed Cincinnati Mount Healthy while Winton Woods is the second seed and is coming off a 50-7 win against seventh seed Trenton Edgewood.
In Division V Region 20, CCC school Covington (11-0) will take on Cincinnati Summit Country Day (11-0) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Centerville Stadium. Covington is the lone CCC team remaining in the playoffs with Bradford, Miami East and Tri-County North each losing their opening-round games.
Covington is the third seed in its region and is coming off a 55-18 win against sixth seed New Lebanon Dixie while Summit Country Day is the second seed and is coming off a 35-27 win against seventh seed North Lewisburg Triad.
Also in Division V Region 20, MAC team Coldwater (11-0) will take on West Liberty-Salem (11-0) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Piqua Alexander Stadium-Purk Field. Coldwater is one of five MAC schools left in the postseason as all five of the league’s playoff teams won their regional quarterfinal games, improving the league’s record to 48-1 in the regional quarterfinals against non-MAC schools.
Coldwater is the top seed in its region and is coming off a 42-7 win against eighth seed Miami East of the CCC while West Liberty-Salem is the fourth seed and coming off a 28-14 win against fifth seed Miamisburg Dayton Christian.
In Division VI Region 22, MAC school Delphos St. John’s (7-4) will take on Fremont St. Joseph Central Catholic (10-1) at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Perrysburg Widdel Field at Steinecker Stadium.
St. John’s is the sixth seed in its region and is coming off a 34-29 win against third seed Leipsic while St. Joseph is the second seed and is coming off a 27-3 win against seventh seed Toledo Ottawa Hills.
In Division VI Region 24, MAC team St. Henry (8-3) will take on Ada (10-1) at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Lima Stadium.
St. Henry is the fourth seed in the region and is coming off a 45-21 win against fifth seed Fort Loramie while Ada is the top seed and is coming off a 50-15 win against eighth seed Waynesfield-Goshen.
Also in Division VI Region 24, MAC teams Minster (9-2) and Marion Local (9-2) will play at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Piqua Alexander Stadium-Purk Field. While Marion Local and Minster are both members of the MAC, they didn’t play each other during the regular season because of the league’s scheduling protocol.
Minster is the second seed in the region and is coming off a 48-7 win against seventh seed Tri-County North of the CCC while Marion Local is the third seed and is coming off a 53-27 win against sixth seed Bradford.
For complete playoff brackets, visit the OHSAA’s website at www.ohsaa.org.