The #1 ranked Kirtland Hornets met #2 Loudonville in a battle of unbeatens for the Division VI Region 19 championship at Medina High School Friday evening, with a trip to state on the line.
The Wynford Royals saw their football season end at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, in the Division Six Region 20 final falling to Tinora 17-0. The Rams Riley Nagel led all runners with 139 yards on 22 carries scoring one touchdown. Teammate T.J. Gares rushed for 59 yards on eight carries with a touchdown run of 25 yards as Tinora rushed for 255 yards, to the Royals 126.
The Lexington boy's basketball team returns just one starter from a team that finished the season at 16-9 in 2013-'14. But, coach Scott Hamilton believes his team can contend if they continue to make progress. The lone returning starter from a year ago is 5'10" junior guard Joey Zahn.
The 12-0 Loudonville Redbirds will try to get to their first final four in football since 1990, when they take on 12-0 and defending Division VI state champion Kirtland at Medina, Friday at 7:30pm. Both teams won big last week in their regional semifinals.
After finishing last season at 5-17, the Madison boys basketball team is hoping for improvement this season. Madison coach Tim Mergel, welcomes back seven letter winners from a season ago led by William Buckley, Tyrell Ajian, Austin Finley and Jabari Caldwell.