10.27.18 Ohio Playoff Watch - Unofficial Pairings


With week ten action complete , area teams in Ohio know if they will or will not be advancing to postseason play, according to the latest calculations at JoeEitel.com .

In Division IV, region 13, Steubenville has clinched a home playoff game and will likely either host Akron Buchtel (6-4). Akron Buchtel. Buchtel defeated Akron East on Saturday to leap into the top eight and will head to Harding Stadium on Saturday, November 3rd.

Also in that region, six seed Indian Creek had clinched a playoff spot and should be headed to three seed Hubbard (9-1).

St. Clairsville had previously clinched the top seed in Division IV region 15. The Red Devils will be home next Saturday, against 6-4 Proctorville Fairland. Indian Valley appears to have locked down the 3 seed in that region and will host John Glenn.

Rivals Martins Ferry and Bellaire appear to be headed to their 113th all-time meeting, just one week after the 112th meeting of the longstanding rivalry. Martins Ferry's 34-0 win against the Big Reds clinched a playoff berth and put them 4th in Division V, region 19, just ahead of five seed Bellaire. Meadowbrook is also in, likely the third seed hosting Oak Hill.

Despite a 14-13 loss Friday night to unbeaten Wheeling Central, Shadyside unofficially clinched home game in Division VI region 23, with Frankfort Adena set to visit next Friday.

Steubenville Central is the seven seed in Division VI region 21 and will travel to two seed Kirtland Friday night. Southern Local is the six seed and will travel to Norwayne on Friday.

In Division VII, the only OVAC team to qualify is River. The Pilots unofficially get in thanks to a Racine Southern 27-26 loss to Reedsville Eastern on Saturday night. The Pilots will travel to top seed Lucas next Saturday night.

Dover has clinched a home game in Division II region 7 after shutting out rival New Phila. The Tornadoes appear to have a home date with Whitehall-Yearling in week 11, that game played Friday night.

Divisions I, II, III and VI will be played Friday nights at 7 p.m. Divisions IV, V and VII will play Saturday nights at 7 p.m.