Friday, November 05, 1999

Springboro (8-2) vs. Lebanon (8-2)

Today's playoff matchup

        • When: 7:30 p.m. today

        • Where: Lebanon High School, 160 Miller Road, Lebanon

        • Tickets: $5

        • Regular Season: Longtime Fort Ancient Valley Conference rivals, this was the first year the teams didn't play because Springboro joined the Mid Miami League.

        • Playoff History: This is Springboro's first appearance in the playoffs. Lebanon, the defending Division II state champion, has an 8-3 record in the playoffs.

        • Credentials: Springboro won the MML North Division championship, going 4-0. Their only losses were to Badin (7-6) and Edgewood (14-0). Lebanon finished second behind Kings in the FAVC Cardinal Division.

        • Key Players: Springboro: Tailback Adam Dillon, a senior who scored 14 touchdowns, rushed for a league leading 1,535 yards on 220 carries for a 7.0 average. Lebanon: Tailback Nick Singleton, the leading scorer (150 points) rusher (1,850 yards) in the FAVC with 1,850 yards on 194 carries.

        • Key Statistics: Springboro brings a seven-game winning streak into the game while Lebanon ended the season with a loss to Mason. The teams appear even throwing the ball with Springboro quarterback Luke Howard completing 71-of-143 passes for 807 yards while Lebanon's Casey Abrams was 64-of-114 for 1,048 yards.

        ›If Lebanon wins: The Warriors will likely have a rematch with Kings, the only team to beat them.

        • If Springboro wins: It would give the Wildcats their first ever tournament victory.


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