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Ohio high school football playoffs 2023: Division III brackets, matchups, predictions for final four

Get all the information for the 2023 Division III Ohio high school football playoffs on SBLive

The OHSAA football playoffs are down to the last 28 teams standing, as four teams will take their shot this weekend int he state semifinals of each of the seven divisions for a chance to play in the state championship game.

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All state semifinals will be played on Friday, Nov. 24 at a neutral site with the winners advancing to next week's state championship games.

The seven OHSAA football State championship games will be played in Canton at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium from Nov. 30-Dec. 2. The Division III state championship will be on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 pm.

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Here, we will take a look at the teams remaining in Division III, along with the matchups, history, predictions for the state semifinals and a predicted state champion.

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

(All state championship information used is since the beginning of the playoff era in Ohio, which began with the 1972 season)

Division III state semifinals bracket

State semifinal matchups:

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

Bishop Watterson vs. Celina at Xenia Doug Adams Stadium

Results from regional finals:

Chardon: Def. Ursulin 31-14

Toledo Central Catholic: Def. Tiffin Columbian 41-6

Bishop Watterson: Def. Bellefontaine 19-13

Celina: Def. Badin 37-25

Number of state championships:

Chardon: 3 (2021, 2020, 1994)

Toledo Central Catholic: 4 (2022, 2014, 2012, 2005)

Bishop Watterson: 2 (2010, 2002)

Celina: 0

Predicted state championship game: Toledo Central Catholic vs. Bishop Watterson

Predicted state champion: Toledo Central Catholic

-- Ryan Isley | | @sbliveoh

(Feature photo: Chardon players celebrate winning the 2021 Division III state championship. Photo credit: Mike Cook)