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Kirtland Overpowers Central in First Round Playoff Game, 59-0
Steubenville Central’s season ended with a 59-0 defeat at the hands of a dominant Kirtland team, in a first round Division VI Region 21 game played at Chesterland, Ohio. The first play of the game was an omen of things to come, as the Crusaders fumbled on the opening kickoff, and the Hornets scored on their first play from scrimmage. Kirtland put up 35 points in the first quarter and another 14 in the second, to take a 49-0 lead into halftime. Noah Fayak stopped two drives with fumble recoveries deep in Central territory. The Crusaders finish with a 7-4 record.

Fort Frye Stops Central, 41-23
Steubenville Central dropped the final game of the regular season to Fort Frye 41-23 Saturday evening. The Crusaders spotted the Cadets a 28-0 lead before mounting a comeback in the second half. Central scored on a safety late in the third quarter and quickly tallied again on a 31 yard TD pass from Justin Hartzell to Noah Fayak. Hartzell added runs of 23 and 32 yards to close the scoring for the Crusaders. Central concludes the regular season at 7-3, and travels to Kirtland for a first round playoff game next Friday.

Central Clinches Playoff Spot
Steubenville Central has qualified for the Division VI playoffs accoring to joeeitel.com. The Crusaders and six other teams were fighting for the five remaining slots, but two of the teams were eliminated yesterday evening. Central is currently ranked #7 pending the outcome of tonight's game with Fort Frye (8-0). If Central wins, they will host a game on Friday at Harding Stadium. Their opponent depends on the outcome of Warren JFK's (4-5) game with Villa Angela-St. Joseph (3-6). If JFK wins, Central will get a rematch with Week 3 opponent Salineville Southern (9-1); if JFK loses, the Crusaders will host Rootstown (also 9-1). If Central loses tonight, they will travel to Kirtland (10-0) on Friday.