CANTON — A lot of familiar faces gathered at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium this past weekend.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship games returned to town for the second straight year. A lot of recent champions came to town, as well as Ohio's 2022 Mr. Football.
Marion Local and St. Edward repeated as state champions, Mahoning Valley teams won a pair of titles and three teams became champs for the first time. The first-time winners included Glenvillle and it coach Ted Ginn Jr., as the Tarblooders became the first Cleveland Metropolitan School District team to win a football title. The finals kicked off Thursday night with Toledo Central Catholic holding off Hoban despite a big game by Mr. Football Lamar Sperling for the Knights.
Miss any of the finals? Here's our full coverage from all seven game on the 50th anniversary of the OHSAA state playoffs.
Glenville vs Wyoming OHSAA football state final score, photos: Ted Ginn Jr.'s historic win for Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Division IV: Cin. Wyoming 6, Cle. Glenville 26, FINAL
G—Damarion Witten 39 pass from Deonte Rucker (run failed), 10:00, Q1
W—CJ Hester 81 run (kick failed), 4:45, Q1
G—D'Shawntae Jones 29 run (pass failed), 10:11, Q2
G—D'Shawntae Jones 1 run (pass failed), 5:08, Q2
G—D'Shawntae Jones 45 run (Micquan Gravely run), 9:42, Q3
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New Bremen vs Warren JFK OHSAA football state final score, video highlights: MAC dominance continues
Division VII: New Bremen 38, Warren JFK 6, FINAL
NB—Hunter Schaefer 13 run (Hunter Schaefer kick), 6:05, Q1
NB—David Homan 67 run (Hunter Schaefer kick), 10:54, Q2
NB—David Homan 41 run (Hunter Schaefer kick), 4:02, Q2
NB—FG Hunter Schaefer 35, 0:00, Q2
JFK—Aidan Rossi 27 pass pass from Caleb Hadley (run failed), 8:19, Q3
NB—David Homan 7 run (Hunter Schaefer kick), 1:57, Q3
NB—David Homan 27 run (Hunter Schaefer kick), 1:40, Q3
How New Bremen won a state title:David Homan leads New Bremen football to OHSAA state championship in rout of Warren JFK
Marion Local vs Kirtland OHSAA football state final score, video highlights: Flyers win small-school heavyweight showdown
Division VI: Marion Local 14, Kirtland 6, FINAL
Teams combined for just 72 yards of offense in Q1, with Kirtland picking up the only three first downs. This is the first scoreless first quarter of the 2022 finals.
ML—Darren Meier 2 run (Carson Bills kick), 1:39, Q2
ML—Nathan Buschur 57 interception return (Carson Bills kick), 6:42, Q3
K—Will Sayle 10 pass from Jake LaVerde (kick blocked), 3:34, Q3
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Most OHSAA football state titles
13 - Marion Local
11 - St. Ignatius
9 - Cin. Moeller
8 - Newark Catholic, Young. Mooney
7 - Cle. Benedictine, Coldwater, Versailles
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Notable Marion Local football playoff numbers
Following their win Saturday's, here's some numbers to know on the Flyers:
More state titles (13) than all-time OHSAA playoff game losses (12)
All-time OHSAA playoff record of 96-12
Current winning streak is at 32 straight games, after two straight 16-0 seasons
Owns 6 undefeated OHSAA state playoff championship seasons, tying St. Ignatius and Moeller for the most
Their 13th OHSAA state title gave their league, the vaunted Midwest Athletic Conference, 40 state championships all-time. New Bremen's win later Saturday gave the MAC 41 titles.
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St. Edward vs Springfield OHSAA football state final score, video highlights: Eagles fly high again
Division I: St. Edward 28, Springfield 14, FINAL
S—Jayvin Norman 1 run (Samuel Fralick kick), 5:58, Q1
StE—Kyan Mason 24 pass from Casey (Daniel Tome kick), 3:55, Q1
StE—Casey Bullock 3 run (Daniel Tome kick), 10:28, Q2
StE—Marvin Bell 1 run (Daniel Tome kick), 1:06, Q2
S—Daylen Bradley 17 pass from Bryce Schondelmyer (Samuel Fralick kick), 0:18, Q3
StE—Marvin Bell 1 run (Daniel Tome kick), 8:06, Q4
How St. Edward won a state title:Marvin Bell, Casey Bullock lead St. Edward to another OHSAA football state championship
Canfield vs Bloom-Carroll OHSAA football state final score, video highlights: Broc Lowry does it all for Cardinals
Division III: Canfield 35, Bloom-Carroll 14, FINAL
C—Broc Lowry 1 run (Joel Miasek kick), 4:18 Q1
C—Broc Lowry 3 run (Joel Miasek kick), 2:48 Q2
BC—Brodyn Bishop 3 pass from Ethan Thanthanavong (Pat Treyton kick), 0:05, Q2
Canfield outgained Bloom-Carroll 162-102 in the first half, led by Lowry, who rushed for 69 yards and threw for 64. He also made a team-high five total tackles (four solos) in the half.
C—Broc Lowry 2 run (Joel Miasek kick), 3:55 Q3
C—Broc Lowry 69 pass from Paul Bindas (Joel Miasek kick), 11:45 Q4
C—Dom Marzano 9 pass from Broc Lowry (Joel Miasek kick), 6:06 Q4
BC—Chase Plantz 1 run (Pat Treyton kick), 3:50, Q4
How Canfield won a state title:Broc Lowry leads Canfield High School football to its first OHSAA state championship
South Range vs Ironton OHSAA football state final score, video highlights: Big day begins for Mahoning Valley
Division V: Ironton 27, South Range 53, FINAL
SR—Billy Skripac 7 run (Logan Butcher kick), 8:30 Q1
I—Lincoln Barnes 66 pass from Tayden Carpenter (Evan Williams kick), 8:13 Q1
SR—JD Crouse 40 pass from Billy Skripac (Logan Butcher kick), 00:42 Q1
SR—Billy Skripac 5 run (kick failed), 11:14 Q2
SR—Billy Skripac 8 run (kick failed), 8:56 Q2
I—Ty Perkins 31 pass from Tayden Carpenter (Evan Williams kick), 5:19 Q2
SR—Blake Ewert 31 run (pass failed), 3:13 Q2
South Range outgained Ironton 342-212 in the first half. Skripac threw for 232 yards and ran for another 32 to lead the way. Ironton's Carpenter threw for 169 yards in the first half.
SR—Shane Lindstrom 65 pass from Billy Skripac (Logan Butcher kick), 6:01 Q3
I—Amari Felder 7 pass from Tayden Carpenter (Evan Williams kick), 4:46 Q3
SR—Dean DePizzo 8 pass from Billy Skripac (Logan Butcher kick), 7:57 Q4
I—Ty Perkins 27 pass from Tayden Carpenter (pass failed), 3:29 Q4
SR—Aidan Dominguez 3 run (Logan Butcher kick), 1:45 Q4
How South Range won a state title:Billy Skripac leads South Range football to first OHSAA state championship
Toledo Central Catholic vs Hoban OHSAA football state final score, video highlights: Mr. Football Lamar Sperling's huge game not enough for Knights
Division II: Hoban 21, Tol. Central Catholic 28, FINAL
TCC—Clark 1 run (Bishop kick), 6:56, Q1
TCC—Clark 24 run (Bishop kick), 4:16, Q1
TCC—Awls 92 interception return (Bishop kick), 9:22, Q2
H—Sperling 8 run (Burns kick), 6:37, Q2
TCC—Hall 15 pass from Clark (Bishop kick), 1:24, Q2
H—Sperling 49 run (Burns kick), 7:50, Q3
H—Sperling 1 run (Burns kick), :38, Q3
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What channel were the Ohio high school football state championship games on?
The OHSAA Radio Network also will broadcast all seven games.
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2022 Ohio high school football teams seeking undefeated seasons
Six teams arrive in Canton looking to finish off an unbeaten season by becoming a state champion. All six are featured in three games.
Friday, it's a pair of 15-0 teams, Ironton and South Range, playing Division V.
Saturday, two more 15-0 teams, Kirtland and Marion Local, meet in Division VI. Also Saturday, 15-0 Cincinnati Wyoming plays 14-0 Cleveland Glenville in the final game of the weekend.
Last year, Chardon and Marion Local became the first Ohio high school football teams to finish a season 16-0.
This year, Marion Local achieved the feat again and South Range joined the Flyers at 16-0. Glenville finished the season 15-0 with its title.
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All games at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
Division V: South Range (16-0) defeats Ironton (15-1) 53-27
Division III: Canfield (14-1) defeats Bloom-Carroll (14-2) 35-14
Division VI: Marion Local (16-0) defeats Kirtland (15-1) 14-6
Division VII: New Bremen (13-3) defeats Warren JFK (13-2) 38-6
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2021 Ohio high school football state championship game scores
Division II – Cin. Winton Woods 21, No. 8 Hoban 10
Division IV – No. 4 Clinton-Massie 29, Youngstown Ursuline 28
Division III – No. 1 Chardon 21, No. 2 Hamilton Badin 14
Division I – No. 3 St. Edward 23, No. 5 Springfield 13
Division VII – No. 1 Marion Local 42, No. 3 Newark Catholic 7
Division VI – No. 8 Carey 26, No. 6 Coldwater 14
Division V – No. 8 Versailles 20, No. 1 Kirtland 16
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