Malvern Hornets Team News

Here's your guide to the second-round of the playoffs:

WHEN  Friday, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE  St. Vincent-St. Mary’s John Cistone Field—Green Street Stadium in Akron.

LAST MEETING  First meeting

MALVERN  The Malvern Hornets won nine regular-season games last year with All-Ohio quarterback Shawn Ball running a spread offense.

For 2012, the Hornets have gone back to a traditional running game.

And it has worked.

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And then there were three.

Seven area high school teams qualified for postseason play, but only three advanced to Round 2.

And two are from the same region.

Tickets for the Malvern-Youngstown Christian game on Friday are on sale from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday. There will also be special evening hours for sales from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the back gym entrance, and 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, in the Athletic Office.

MALVERN  After a sluggish first half, the Malvern Hornets got down to business.

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  Hornet Stadium.

When  Friday, 7:30

Records  Malvern 9-1; Fairport Harding 7-3.

Here's what you need to know entering Week 10 of the high school football season:

WHEN  Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE  Hornet Stadium
LAST MEETING  First meeting.

Postseason football is nothing new for Malvern players. The Hornets have been to the playoffs six years in a row.

None of this is familiar for Fairport Harbor Harding. The Skippers will be in the playoffs for the first time since 1991 when they travel to Malvern on Friday night.