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Ohio high school football playoff brackets: 2023 state tournament matchups, game times for final four

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What started 64 high school football teams across seven divisions for a total of 448 teams is now down to just 28 teams with four remaining in each division to fight for a state championship in Ohio.  

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All seven divisions began the postseason on Friday, Oct. 27 with all games being played on Friday nights throughout the state semifinal.

Now with just four teams left in each division, the remainder of the playoffs will be played at neutral sites, and the Ohio High School Athletic Association released the state semifinal pairings Sunday afternoon, along with the location for each game.

The seven OHSAA football state championship games will be played in Canton at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium from Nov. 30-Dec. 2.

Thursday, Nov. 30 – Division II championship game, 7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 1 – Division VI championship game, 10:30 a.m.

Friday, Dec. 1 – Division III championship game, 3 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 1 – Division I championship game, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 2 - Division VII championship game, 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, Dec. 2 – Division V championship game, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 2 – Division IV championship game, 7:30 p.m.

Stay with SBLive Ohio for all of the matchups, game times and scores throughout the 2023 OHSAA football playoffs.

Ohio high school football playoff brackets 2023

Here are the Ohio high school football playoff brackets for each Division for the state semifinals:

Division I state semifinals bracket

Lakewood St. Edward vs. Hilliard Bradley at Mansfield Arlin Field

Springfield  vs. Archbishop Moeller at Piqua Alexander Stadium

Division II state semifinals bracket

Archbishop Hoban vs. Avon at Parma Byers Field at Robert Boulton Stadium

Massillon Washington vs. Cincinnati Anderson at Historic Crew Stadium

Division III state semifinals bracket

Chardon vs. Toledo Central Catholic at Elyria Mercy Field at Ely Stadium

Columbus Bishop Watterson vs. Celina at Xenia Doug Adams Stadium

Division IV state semifinals bracket

Canton South vs. Cleveland Glenville at Euclid Community Stadium

Steubenville vs. Kettering Archbishop Alter at Westerville Central High School 

Division V state semifinals bracket

Perry vs. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep at Shelby WAC Stadium

Liberty Center vs. Germantown Valley View at Sidney Memorial Stadium

Division VI state semifinals bracket

Kirtland vs. Sugarcreek Garaway at Louisville Leopard Stadium

Columbus Grove vs. Versailles at Wapakoneta Mercy Health Wapak Ford Field

Division VII state semifinals bracket

Hamler Patrick Henry vs. Maria Stein Marion Local at Lima Spartan Stadium

Dalton vs. Caldwell at Zanesville Sulsberger Stadium


-- Ryan Isley | | @sbliveoh

(Feature image: St. Edward players take the field prior to their game against River rouge (Michigan) on September 23, 2023. Photo credit: Jeff Harwell, SBLive Sports)