No. 48 Pickerington Central punches Ohio state championship ticket beating No. 91 Colerain

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For the fourth time in school history, Pickerington Central, ranked No. 48 in the High School Football America Top 100, will play for a state championship.  Friday night, the Tigers beat No. 91 Colerain 41-28 in the Division I state semifinals.

Central, which trailed 7-6 at the half, was led by sophomore quarterback Demeatric Crenshaw, who scored four rushing touchdowns and finished with 117 yards rushing on 17 carries.  Colerain (11-3) was riding a 11-game win streak coming into the game.

Next-up for the Tigers is Mentor in the Division I championship game next Saturday.  Central is 0-3 in state title games, losing in 1996, 2006 and 2011

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