High School Football: Saturday Playoffs Roundup

Cade Cradlebaugh passed for over 300 yards and accounted for six touchdowns, spurring Valley View to a 42-28 upset win versus Clinton-Massie in Division IV, Region 16 playoff action on Saturday.

Cradlebaugh finished 13-of-19 for 305 yards with five touchdowns through the air to go with 50 rushing yards and one rushing TD.

Troy Coulter hauled in nine receptions for 184 yards with three scores and Ben Owens added two TD catches.

Valley View pulled away in the second and third quarters, going on a 28-0 run to go up 35-14.

Clinton-Massie responded with a pair of Brendan Lamb rushing touchdowns to pull within one score, but Cradlebaugh hit Coulter on a 28-yard TD pass with 2:57 to play to put the game out of reach.

Valley View improved to 9-2 and will face 10-1 Roger Bacon in the second round of the playoffs.



Region 16

Wyoming 49, Milton-Union 18: Nathan Brumbaugh threw three touchdowns, one apiece to A.J. Lovin, Blake Neumaier and Blake Brumbaugh, but Milton-Union couldn’t contain Wyoming’s Evan Prater. Milton-Union closed the season at 8-3.


Region 20

Springfield Shawnee 34, CHCA 18: Robie Glass rumbled for 189 yards and three touchdowns to pace Springfield Shawnee, which scored 20 unanswered points to pull away in the second half. Matt Guyer added 170 yards on the ground with a TD and Adam Moore had a kickoff return for a score. Shawnee jumped to 9-2 and will meet West Jefferson in the second round.

West Liberty-Salem 21, Madeira 14: WLS survived a second-half rally from Madeira, getting a rushing and passing score from Trevor Woodruff in the first half and a Holden Nease 35-yard TD run the second to hold on for the win. Nease racked up 150 rushing yards on 28 carries. WLS improved to 10-1 and will face Taft next.


Region 28

Fort Loramie 61, Hardin Northern 7: Fort Loramie jumped out to a 27-0 lead and never looked back, moving to 10-1 and setting up a second round matchup between the top-ranked D-VII teams in the Associated Press state poll. Marion Local was ranked No. 1 and Fort Loramie No. 2 in the final AP poll.

Marion Local 56, Mississinawa Valley 6: Peyton Otte put Marion Local on the board with a 40-yard punt return score, Dylan Heitkamp caught a TD and ran for two more and Kyle Muhlenkamp passed for two touchdowns for Marion Local, which moved to 9-2 and advances to face Fort Loramie. Cody Dirksen connected on a 75-yard TD pass late for Mississinawa Valley, which dropped to 7-4.

New Bremen 45, New Miami 15: Mitchell Hays scored three touchdowns, all in the first half, to help New Bremen knock off unbeaten New Miami. Zach Bertke added two touchdowns, including a 65-yard TD run on the first play from scrimmage. New Bremen climbed to 8-3 and moves on to play Lima Perry.

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