Springfield at Loudonville, 11/7

2014 High School Football: Division 6 Regional Quarterfinal
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 pm
Springfield (7-3) at Loudonville (10-0)

Playoff History
Springfield
Appearances: 7 (2014, 2011, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1993, 1987)
Playoff Record: 3-6
State Championships: None
Regional Championships: None

Loudonville
Appearances: 8 (2014, 2013, 2012, 2000, 1990, 1988, 1984, 1983)
Playoff Record: 7-7
State Championships: None
Regional Championships: 3 (1990, 1988, 1983)

2014 Schedule
Springfield
Week 10: South Range, 20-43 L
Week 9: at Lisbon, 48-14 W
Week 8: Crestview, 42-21 W
Week 7: at East Palestine, 42-7 W
Week 6: United, 7-14 L
Week 5: at Columbiana, 63-35 W
Week 4: Jackson-Milton, 41-6 W
Week 3: at Lowellville, 47-0 W
Week 2: at McDonald, 14-19 L
Week 1: Brookfield, 35-14 W

Loudonville
Week 10: at Shelby, 47-0 W
Week 9: at Gilmour Academy, 53-13 W
Week 8: at Danville, 67-7 W
Week 7: at Bishop Ready, 64-14 W
Week 6: Lucas, 49-0 W
Week 5: Willard, 48-0 W
Week 4: Logan, 43-13 W
Week 3: Hillsdale, 31-0 W
Week 2: Ashland Crestview, 79-0 W
Week 1: Highland, 45-14 W

Noteworthy
The Tigers have averaged 45.4 points per game in their seven wins. However, in their three losses, they’ve only been able to manage 13.7 points.

Springfield’s junior quarterback Graham Mincher has thrown for 1,172 yards and has completed 70.7% (87-123) of his passing attempts this year. Senior Ryan Kohler rushed for over 100 yards in all but two games this season. On September 26, Kohler ran for 422 yards and scored 8 touchdowns on the ground. For his career, he is 111 rushing yards shy of reaching 3,500.

Loudonville is making their third straight appearance in week eleven. In each of his three seasons, Justin Todd has seen improvement beginning with an 8-2 team in 2012 on their way to an unbeaten 10-0 squad this year.

The Red Birds have been so good this year that they have not had a single opponent who has been within 28 points of them at the end of regulation. The defense has held five opponents scoreless and only two have been able to accumulate 14 points.

Senior quarterback Kolton Edmondson gained 230 yards on the ground against Shelby in week ten, scoring on four long touchdown runs (25, 33 47, 63).

2014 Rankings
Points Scored: Loudonville, 51.8; Springfield, 35.9
Points Allowed: Loudonville, 6.1; Springfield, 17.3

Coaches
Springfield: Sean Guerriero, 8th season (41-40)
Loudonville: Justin Todd, 3rd season (28-5)

Next Up
Division VI, Region 19 Regional Semifinal: Winner plays either McDonald (10-0) or Mogadore (10-0)

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