Poland at Louisville, 11/7

2014 High School Football: Division 3 Regional Quarterfinal
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 pm
Poland (9-1) at Louisville (9-1)

Common Opponents
vs. Canfield
October 31 – Poland 28 @Canfield 7
August 29 – Louisville 24 @Canfield 7

vs. Marlington
October 17 – Louisville 54 @Marlington 14
August 28 – Poland 38 @Marlington 17

Playoff History
Poland
Appearances: 14 (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2002, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1995, 1993)
Playoff Record: 14-12
State Championships: 1 (1999)
Regional Championships: 2 (1999, 1995)

Louisville
Appearances: 15 (2014, 2013, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1993, 1992, 1991)
Playoff Record: 13-14
State Championships: None
Regional Championships: 2 (2007, 1992)

2014 Schedule
Poland
Week 10: at Canfield, 28-7 W
Week 9: East, 30-8 W
Week 8: at Niles, 35-0 W
Week 7: Struthers, 14-7 W
Week 6: Howland, 18-17 W
Week 5: Hubbard, 28-54 L
Week 4: Bishop Watterson, 27-16 W
Week 3: at Boardman, 10-7 W
Week 2: Northwest, 38-7 W
Week 1: Marlington, 38-17 W

Louisville
Week 10: Canton South, 56-20 W
Week 9: Alliance, 56-14 W
Week 8: at Marlington, 54-14 W
Week 7: Minerva, 44-21 W
Week 6: West Branch, 51-0 W
Week 5: at Carrollton, 37-22 W
Week 4: at Salem, 49-6 W
Week 3: Ravenna, 40-6 W
Week 2: at Hoover, 14-17 L
Week 1: at Canfield, 24-7 W

Noteworthy
Poland has qualified for week eleven in eight straight years. Currently, the Bulldogs are on a five game win streak. During that span, Poland’s defense has held the opposition to just 7.8 points per outing.

The Bulldog offense features senior quarterback Dom Petrony, who has thrown for 1,250 yards and 16 touchdowns compared to just 3 interceptions in 139 passing attempts. Marlon Ramirez (802 yards, 9 TDs) and Austin Wilson (482 yards, 6 TDs) have combined for 1,284 yards and 15 touchdowns on the ground this season.

The Leopards have won eight consecutive games since their week two loss to Hoover (17-14). During that stretch, Louisville has scored 48.4 points per game. Only one opponent all year has been able to score over 21 points (Carrollton, 22).

This past week, Louisville gained 307 yards on the ground as the Leopards scored 56 points against Canton South (56-20). Walter Schrock averaged 20.6 yards per carry and scored 4 times.

2014 Rankings
Points Scored: Louisville, 42.8; Poland, 26.6
Points Allowed: Louisville, 12.7; Poland, 13.3

Coaches
Poland: Mark Brungard, 10th season at Poland (78-34)
Louisville: John Demarco, 5th season at Louisville (37-14)

Next Up
Division III, Region 7 Regional Semifinal: Winner plays either Chardon (8-2) or St. Vincent-St. Mary (8-2)

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