Blue Devil Football Advances To First Semifinal Game, Hands Ashland-Greenwood First Loss On Season

WAYNE – Four teams remain in the Class C1 playoff football bracket and Wayne High is one of those teams.

From Bob Cunningham Field on the campus of Wayne State College Friday night, #11 Wayne High hosted #3 Ashland-Greenwood.

The Blue Devils took a 14-13 lead going into the half and added two more second half scores to win 28-13. The win marks the sixth consecutive victory for WHS now at 9-2 ending the season of Ashland-Greenwood at 10-1.

Wayne High advances to their first-ever semifinal recording their fourth playoff win.

State semifinal coverage will be carried on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and online at Kickoff details will be posted once the game time has been decided.

Other C1 quarterfinal finals: #1 Adams Central defeated #9 Aurora, 17-0; #2 Wahoo topped #7 Columbus Scotus, 49-7 and #4 Pierce won at #12 Ord, 49-21.

Semifinal play is set for Friday, November 15 as Wayne travels to Wahoo and Pierce will visit Adams Central. Wahoo (11-0) defeated the Blue Devils 47-0 in week one while Pierce and Adams Central are also 11-0.

The Class C1 state final is scheduled for Tuesday, November 26 at 10:15 a.m. from Memorial Stadium.