17 schools qualify for football playoffs

Here's the 17 area teams who have qualified for the OHSAA football playoffs, with their first-round opponent. Those with (H) have a home game:

Division I - Austintown Fitch (H)-Willoughby South, and Warren Harding, at Cleveland Glenville.

Division II - Howland, at Copley.

Division III - Hubbard (H)-Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary; Poland at Akron Buchtel; Cardinal Mooney at Mogadore Field; East Liverpool (H), vs. Newark Licking Valley, and Salem at Thornville Sheridan.

Division IV - Campbell Memorial at Martins Ferry, and Lakeview at St. Clairsville.

Division V - Ursuline (H)-South Range; Crestview (H)-Creston Norwayne; and United at Cuyahoga Heights,

Division VI - Western Reserve (H)-McDonald, and Southern at Bridgeport.

Division I, III and V games will be played on Saturday, and Division II, IV and VI games on Friday.

This is the first postseason appearances for United and Southern.

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