Three teams from the Portage Trail Conference clinched spots in the Ohio high school football state playoffs with victories Nov. 1, and all three will host opening-round games this week.
Metro Division champion Kent Roosevelt (9-1), County Division champ Woodridge (8-2) and runner-up Mogadore (9-1) will continue their respective seasons in Week 11 along with three other teams with area ties -- Aurora, Hudson and Stow.
The Rough Riders finished fourth in Division II, Region 3, and is scheduled to host fifth-seeded Bedford (9-1) Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
The region's top seed is Glenville (9-1), while Brecksville-Broadview Heights (9-1) and Willoughby South (8-2) will also play at home in the quarterfinals.
Woodridge got the fourth seed in Division IV, Region 11. The Bulldog are set to host fifth-seeded Cleveland Benedictine Nov. 8 at 7:30. Chagrin Falls (8-2) is the region's No. 1 seed.
The Wildcats finished third in Division VI, Region 19 and are scheduled to host Cleveland Villa Angela St. Joseph Nov. 8 at 7:30. Kirtland (10-0), Canfield South Range (10-0)and Brookfield (8-2) also clinched opening-round home games.
The Greenmen (9-1) earned the sixth seed in Division III, Region 7..
Aurora is set to visit third-seeded Louisville (10-0)Nov. 8 at 7:30.
Hubbard (10-0) and Louisville (10-0) earned home games in the quarterfinals along with the region's top seed, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (10-0), while Aurora could still wind up anywhere from fourth to seventh. Norton (8-2) was in contention for a playoff spot in Region 7, but was eliminated following Friday's loss to Kent Roosevelt.
Hudson (9-1) and Stow (9-1) advanced to the playoffs in Division I, Region 1, and will both host quarterfinal games on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.
The third-seeded Explorers are scheduled to host 14th-seedeed Toledo Whitmer (6-4).
The seventh-seeded Bulldogs are set to host 10th-seeded Eyria (7-3).