Watch: Babinchak steals the show; Howland advances to face Chardon


The Tigers' Eric Babinchak finished 10-rushing yards shy of 300

AKRON, Ohio (WKBN) – Eric Babinchak scored 4 touchdowns as Howland eliminated Buchtel from the Division III playoffs, 27-0. Babinchak accounted for 290 yards rushing on 39 attempts (7.4 avg). Howland’s defense forced 2 turnovers and allowed just 95 yards of total offense.

The Tigers have now won 3-games in a row and have improved to 4-3.

The Griffins had outscored their first two opponents by a combined score of 60-12 before tonight’s setback. Buchtel falls to 2-1.

Scoring Chart
Howland, 27-0
First Quarter
H – Eric Babinchak, 11-yard TD run (H 7-0)
Second Quarter
H – Eric Babinchak, 19-yard TD run (H 14-0)
Fourth Quarter
H – Eric Babinchak, 3-yard TD run (H 21-0)
H – Eric Babinchak, 66-yard TD run (H 27-0)

Next week, Howland will move on to take on #1 seed Chardon (5-0) in Region 9.

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