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OVAC Football Capsules

BEAVER LOCAL BEAVERS

Head Coach: Mike McKenzie

2017 Record: 7-3

Last Playoff Appearance: 2005 (lost to Steubenville, 34-7, in regional quarterfinal)

Key Returnees: Garrett Givens, Sr., RB/LB; Jacob Kane, Jr., RB/DB; Jared Wright, Sr., LB/C; Alec Pos, Sr., OL/DL; Donovan Garcia, Sr., WR/DB

CALDWELL REDSKINS

Head Coach: Grant Gaydos

2017 Record: 3-7

Last Playoff Appearance: 2015 (lost to Danville, 44-34, in regional final)

Key Returnees: Drew Ivey, Sr., RB; Brenden Saling Sr., OL; Dalton Wheeler, Sr., RB; Mason Willey, Sr., OL; Jeremy Ditch, Sr., OL; Zeke Liston, Sr., WR.

CLAY-BATTELLE

CEE BEES

Head Coach: Ryan Wilson

2017 Record: 6-4

Last Playoff Appearance: 2014 (lost to St. Marys, 20-14, in state semifinal)

Key Returnees: Seth Casino, Jr., QB/DB; Hunter Brewer, Sr., WR/DE; Noah Watson, Sr., OL/DL; Sean Hays, Jr., RB/LB; Nathan Swaniger, Sr., RB/DL

CONOTTON VALLEY ROCKETS

Head Coach: Brant Gardner

2017 Record: 1-9

Last Playoff Appearance: 1986 (lost to Mogadore, 47-19, in regional quarterfinal)

Key Returnees: Matt Caldwell, Sr., WR/DB; Joey Schaar, Sr., OL/DE; Jimmy McGill, Sr., OL/LB; Braden Caldwell, Jr., QB; Dallas Romig, Sr., OL/DE

CRESTVIEW REBELS

Head Coach: Paul Cusick

2017 Record: 6-4

Last Playoff Appearance: 2017 (lost to South Range, 28-14, in regional quarterfinal)

Key Returnees: Dominic Perry, Sr., OT/DT; Dylan Huff, Sr., SE/DB; Andrew Yanssens, Sr., RB/DT; Stephen Barr, Sr., QB/S; Josh Simmons, Sr., C/DT; Wyatt Woodring, Sr., OT/DE

FORT FRYE CADETS

Head Coach: Eric Huck

2017 Record: 10-2

Last Playoff Appearance: 2017 (lost to Nelsonville-York, 26-20 in overtime in regional semifinal)

Key Returnees: Tate Engle, Sr., QB/DB; Evan Schob, Sr., FB/LB; Brenden Huck, Sr., LB; Tyler Fisher, Jr., RB/DB; Isiah Jones, Jr., G/NT

HUNDRED HORNETS

Head Coach: Shane Minor

2017 Record: 0-9

Last Playoff Appearance: None

Key Returnees: Logan Norris, Jr., QB; Andrew Zeddell, Sr., RB; Skylar Goff, So., RB; Brendan Bailey, Sr., OL; Brandan Rine, Sr., OL/LB

MORGANTOWN

MOHIGANS

Head Coach: Matt Lacy

2017 Record: 4-7

Last Playoff Appearance: 2017 (lost to Martinsburg, 61-0, in first round)

Key Returnees: Jestohn Moore, Sr., WR/OLB; Nick Malone, Sr., OL/DL; Ty Konchesky, Sr., RB/LB; Jaden Wolfley, Sr., OL/DL; Kaden Rice, Sr., WR/DB

PARKERSBURG SOUTH PATRIOTS

Head Coach: Mike Eddy

2017 Record: 3-7

Last Playoff Appearance: 2014 (lost to Capital, 70-0, in first round)

Key Returnees: Nick Yoho, Sr., RB/S; Brayden Mooney, Sr., QB/LB; Brandon Penn, Jr., WR/DB; Zach Doughty, Sr., RB/LB; Cole Burrows, Sr., OL.DL

SHENANDOAH ZEPS

Head Coach: Jesse Wells

2017 Record: 8-3

Last Playoff Appearance: 2017 (lost to Dawson Bryant, 7-6, in regional quarterfinal)

Key Returnees:

SOUTHERN INDIANS

Head Coach: Rich Wright

2017 Record: 5-5

Last Playoff Appearance: 2010 (lost to Bridgeport, 31-20, in regional semifinal)

Key Returnees: Cam Grodhaus, Jr., RB; Jayce Sloan, Jr., QB; Dylan Milhoan, Jr., TB

UNIVERSITY HAWKS

Head Coach: John Kelley

2017 Record: 11-1

Last Playoff Appearance: 2-17 (lost to Capital, 48-24, in state quarterfinals)

Key Returnees: Amir Richardson, Sr., WR/S/KR; Logan Holgorsen, Sr., QB; Ben Gribble, Sr., HB/DL; Evan Parow, Sr., WR/C/KR; Logan Raber, Jr., FB/LB

VALLEY LUMBERJACKS

Head Coach: Logan Miller

2017 Record: 6-4

Last Playoff Appearance: 2015 (lost to South Harrison, 53-12, in first round)

Key Returnees: Colby Kinkade, Sr., OT/DT; George Brown, Sr., OT/DT; Eathan Fluharty, Sr., RB/DE; Hunter Wood, Jr., G/MLB; Gavin Streets, So., QB/S

WARREN WARRIORS

Head Coach: Daniel Day

2017 Record: 0-10

Last Playoff Appearance: None

Key Returnees: Tyler Schafer, Sr., RB/LB; Tim Seevers, Sr., OL/DL; Bryce Heitman, Sr., OL/DL; Thomas Miller, Jr., WR/DB; Evan Gandee, So., WR/DB

WELLSVILLE TIGERS

Head Coach: Robert Ramsey

2017 Record: 3-7

Last Playoff Appearance: 2014 (lost to Mapleton, 39-7, in regional quarterfinal)

Key Returnees: Derrick Suggs, Sr., OLB/RB; Connor Ramsey, WR/OLB; Colten Green, Sr., OL/DT

— Compiled by T-L Sports Writer Rick Thorp