The Manchester Panthers had an unusual 1-2 start to the 2011 high school football season.
Now they find themselves back in their accustomed position: A Week 11 Division IV playoff game with the opportunity to avenge one of those defeats.
Division IV, Region 13 quarterfinal
SITE Art Stevenson Field, 7 p.m.
RECORDS Manchester 7-3; Black River 8-2
Games tentatively set for Sat., Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Check brackets Tuesday for
final times and locations.
8 Cle. John F. Kennedy (9-1) at 1 Mentor (9-1)
McKinley has qualified for the Division I, Region 2 playoffs with Saturday's win over rival Massillon. The loss eliminated the Tigers from the playoff chase.
With everything riding on the line Friday night, Manchester rose to the occasion defeating Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy 40-34 in a Principal Athletic Conference showdown at James R France Stadium.
CVCA at Manchester
TIME 7 p.m.
SITE France Stadium
RECORDS CVCA 7-2, 6-0; Manchester 6-3, 5-1
COLUMBUS As they have since the release of the first ratings, the GlenOak Golden Eagles lead Division I, Region 2 in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings.
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TIME 7 p.m. Friday
SITE Brideweser Stadium
RECORDS Manchester 5-3, 4-1; Fairless 2-6, 1-4
Friday, 7 p.m.
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