COLUMBUS, Ohio – The pairings are set for the upcoming Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship games in Divisions II through VII, which will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 20-22) at Fortress Obetz in southeast Columbus.

The state finals kicked off Friday night when Cincinnati St. Xavier defeated Pickerington Central, 44-3, in the Division I championship game.

Football State Championship Games

All games at Fortress Obetz.

Home team listed first.

Division VII

Friday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m. — New Bremen (9-2) vs. Warren John F. Kennedy (9-2)

Division II

Friday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m. — Massillon Washington (10-1) vs. Akron Archbishop Hoban (10-0)

Division V

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m. — Kirtland (10-0) vs. Ironton (11-0)

Division III

Saturday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m. — Columbus St. Francis DeSales (9-1) vs. Chardon (11-0)

Division IV

Sunday, Nov. 21, noon — Van Wert (10-1) vs. Mentor Lake Catholic (8-2)

Division VI

Sunday, Nov. 22, 5 p.m. — New Middletown Springfield (11-0) vs. Coldwater (11-0)

Championship Games Live on Spectrum News 1

Spectrum News 1 will televise the football state championship game live, with streaming available at: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Football/Football-2020/2020-OHSAA-Football-on-Spectrum. Streaming is free for Spectrum subscribers and $9.99 per game for non-Spectrum subscribers.

Tickets

The two competing schools in each game are provided with a specific number of tickets base on attendance limitations currently set by the Ohio Department of Health’s Sports Order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which are at 15 percent of the permanent seating capacity, but no more than 1,500 spectators per game. There will be no general admission public sale of tickets for the state semifinals or state championship games. For the football state championship games, 1,500 spectators will be permitted, therefore both schools will receive 750 tickets.

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