HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Saturday night playoff football

When: 7.
Where: White Field, Newark.
Playoff history: Newark Catholic has won more state championships in the small school division than anyone else and reached the state semifinals last year, losing to Mogadore, 19-16. Wellsville has appeared in two state playoffs and finished as runner-up in 1994.
The scores:
34Strasburg Franklin36
0East Palestine (2 OT)6
20Cadiz Harrison Central6
7Wheeling Cent. Cath.21
21Oak Glen, W.Va.13
22Martins Ferry8
17Beaver Local39
62Fairport Harbor16
27Wheeling Linsly20
46Lancaster Fisher Catholic13
40Hebron Lakewood0
21Newark Licking Valley27
27Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans6
12Columbus Bishop Ready0
44Campbell Memorial20
6Columbus Bishop Hartley10
37Dayton Colonel White6
Wellsville scouting report: RB Matt Brewer has rushed for 1,140 yards on 158 carries and scored 12 touchdowns. QB Marc LaScola has completed 45-of-109 passes for 790 yards and 10 touchdowns. He has been intercepted nine times. He also has gained 355 yards on 82 carries and scored five touchdowns. Shayne Rose has caught 21 passes for 494 yards and nine touchdowns, while teammate Robbie Lewis has caught 19 for 225 yards.
Newark Catholic scouting report: Senior RB Kyle Williamson, 6-1, 205 pounds, has gained 1,637 yards in 231 carries and scored 18 touchdowns. Injured off and on last year, he still managed to gain 850 yards in the playoffs. Senior QB Kevin Dolan (5-9, 165) has completed 66-of-151 passes for 1,045 yards and 10 touchdowns and has been intercepted eight times. Senior WR Adam Amornyard has caught 33 passes for 590 yards and eight touchdowns. LB Seth Elliott (6-0, 195) is one of the team's leading tacklers.
-- Vindicator staff report

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