Mechanicsburg High School sophomore Jake Hurst carries two Covington defenders during the D-VI, Region 24 final on Friday night at Piqua’s Alexander Stadium. The Indians won 42-26, advancing to the D-VI state semifinals. CONTRIBUTED BY MICHAEL COOPER
Photo: Contributing Writer
Photo: Contributing Writer

Mechanicsburg Indians: 3 things to know 

The Mechanicsburg High School football team is one win away from heading to the D-VI state championship. 

The Mechanicsburg Indians will play in the final four against the Anna Rockets, 7 p.m. tonight, at Harmon Field., 400 W. Harrison Street in Wapakoneta. 

Here are three things you should know about the Indians: 

The Mechanicsburg High School football team raises the D-VI Region 24 championship trophy after beating Covington 42-26 on Friday night at Piqua’s Alexander Stadium. The Indians advanced to the D-VI state semifinals for the first time since 2013. CONTRIBUTED BY MICHAEL COOPER
Photo: Contributing Writer

1. This year is the first time since 2013 that Mechanicsburg has advanced to the state semifinals. 

2. If the team advances to the finals, the Indians will become the first Champaign County team to advance since 1983. 

3.  The Anna Rockets are from the Midwest Athletic Conference (MAC). If Mechanicsburg wins, this will be the first time in school history they have beat a MAC team. 

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Mechanicsburg's Noah Wolf carries an interception back for a touchdown against Catholic Central. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

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