Sauder

Lucas linebacker Ethan Sauder breaks up a pass intended for River's Alex Rufener during Saturday's Division VII, Region 27 quarterfinal game at Madison's STARTEK Stadium.

LUCAS -- Tickets for Saturday night's Lucas regional championship football game are on sale today through Friday at the high school office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Lucas Cubs will face the Trimble Tomcats on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Hamilton Township High School in the OHSAA Division VII regional championship. Presale tickets are available for $8 in the Lucas High School office. All tickets at the gate are $9 and a parking fee of $5 will be collected by Hamilton Township High School. More details are available at www.lhscubs.com.

For just the second time in school history, the Cubs advanced to the regional championship following Saturday's defeat of Waterford by a final of 33-14 at Coshocton's Stewart Field. Up next for Lucas is the Trimble Tomcats, who defeated the Cubs 20-19 at Bob Wine Field in the opening round of playoff action in 2017.

Both teams are in the midst of seven-game winning streaks.

The top-seeded Cubs bring a  record of 10-2 to the game, while No. 3-seed Trimble enters the contest with a record of 11-1 including six straight shutouts. Most recently, Trimble knocked off Canal Winchester by a final of 7-0 to advance to this weekend's championship contest.

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