MASSILLON, Ohio (WDTN) - The Trotwood Rams made it all the way to the state football championships in Division 2, but fell short of the crown.
They were defeated by Toledo Central Catholic High School 16 -12.
The Rams played in their third straight championship game, winning just last year.
Marion Local won its championship game Friday morning against Newark Catholic 28-21. Clinton-Massie also won a state title up in Canton against St. Clairsville 46-36.
Tomorrow, it’s a rematch in Division 5 between the Coldwater Cavaliers and Kirtland. Both teams went undefeated this season. Kickoff is at 3:00 pm at the Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon.
From the AP Sports wire: Amir Edwards has rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns to help Toledo Central Catholic win its second Ohio state Division II football championship by beating defending champion Trotwood-Madison 16-12.
The 14-1 Fighting Irish held Trotwood-Madison running back Isreal Green to 56 yards on 14 carries Friday night. A year ago, Green had 326 yards and six touchdowns when the Rams won the title.
Trotwood-Madison is 12-3. It got a pair of touchdown passes from Messiah Deweaver in the fourth quarter. He hit Ryon Lucas from 13 yards with 9:20 to play and connected with Demarcus Wilson from 24 yards with 2:38 left.
Toledo Central Catholic also won the title in 2005.