No. 31 Pickerington Central beats No. 36 Elder for Ohio Division I championship

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Pickerington Central Demeatric Crenshaw led a fourth quarter comeback that gave the Tigers their second state title in three years with a 28-21 win over Elder in a battle of teams in the High School Football America 100. PC entered the game ranked No. 31, while Elder was No. 36.

Down 21-14, Crenshaw found Tyler Gillison on a fourth-and-goal to tie the game with 10:16 left.

Crenshaw then found Lorenzo Styles on a 49-yard touchdown pass with 3:41 left Friday night at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton.

Crenshaw threw for 197 yards, completing 14-of-16 passes. He also ran for 62 yards on 19 carries.

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