Fans cheer CHS on to second round playoff win

| November 12, 2016

COSHOCTON – The CHS football team was sent off to its playoff game against Garaway on Nov. 12 by fans who greeted them downtown with balloons, signs and cheers.

CHS ended up beating Garaway 23-20 and will now take on Wheelersburg High School who is 12-0. This Division V, Region 19 OHSAA football playoff game will be played at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Athens High School R. Basil Rutter Field.

Later this week, the OHSAA will announce how the regional champions in several divisions will be paired in the state semifinals Nov. 25-26. The regional championship pairings in some divisions, however, will not be determined until after the regional finals this weekend. Note that state semifinal pairings are based on geography.

Fifteen of the 28 total number one seeds advanced to the regional final. The playoffs began with 31 undefeated teams. Fifteen remain.

Fans are encouraged to buy their playoff tickets in advance at the participating schools, which keep a percentage of the revenue. For regional playoff games, tickets are $8 presale and $9 at the gate.

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