Dom Loparo scored three first-half touchdowns to lead the Wadsworth Grizzlies to a 35-7 win over Olmsted Falls in a Division 2, Region 6 quarterfinal playoff game at Art Wright Stadium Friday Night. Loparo scored on runs of 68, 60 and 4 yards to lead the Grizzlies to a 21-0 lead at halftime. In the first two quarters, Loparo carried the ball 14 times for 196 yards.
Wadsworth scored two more touchdowns in the second half on passes from senior quarterback Trey Shafer to wide receiver Barret Labus and to tight end Mitch Evans.
The Wadsworth defense forced the Bulldogs into four turnovers.
The Grizzlies improve to 9-2 on the season and have won seven games in a row. Olmsted Falls bows out with a record of 7-4.
Wadsworth’s next game will be Friday November 15th against Avon Lake. Wadsworth is seeded third in Region 6. Avon Lake is seeded second. The site of the game has yet to be determined.