Both the Bay High and Avon High football teams are headed to the first round of the OHSAA playoffs this Friday night.
Bay, rated 7th in Div. 4 Region 1l, will take on Mantua Crestwood (9-1) at Crestwood Friday evening. Crestwood is the second seed.
Avon (9-1) will face host Medina Highland (8-2) also on Friday as the fourth and fifth seeds, respectively, in Div. ll Region 4.
Bay met Avon in a West Shore Conference and regular season finale at Avon Friday night. Avon won, 24-6, Bay went on top first to enter the second quarter with a 3-0 lead. But Avon’s depth and experience shifted momentum as the field position game swung towards the Eagles in the second half. Avon ends the year at 5-1 in the WSC while Bay went 3-3 in a memorable conference run that included an overtime thriller over Rocky River two weeks ago.