OHSAA releases second-round football playoff pairings
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The field of 224 playoff qualifiers has been cut in half, and 112 schools have moved on to the second round of the 2014 Ohio High School Association football playoffs.
The second round is the regional semifinals in Divisions II through VII, and the regional quarterfinals in Division I, according to a release from OHSAA. After the higher seeds hosted games last weekend in the first round, all playoff sites are now selected by OHSAA.
The home teams (higher seeds) went 88-24 in the first round of the playoffs. Eight schools won their first playoff game in and a No. 16 seed won its first-round game for the first time.
The regional playoffs follow bracket format. Unless otherwise noted, Divisions II, III, IV and VI play at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays during the playoffs, while Divisions I, V and VII play at 7 p.m. on Saturdays.
For more on the second round pairings and the brackets and schedules, click here.