Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend
SATURDAY’S FOOTBALL PLAYOFF GAME
CLASS 6, REGION A FINAL
Teams: No. 2 Thomas Dale (6-0) at No. 1 Oscar Smith (6-0), 2 p.m. in Chesapeake
Streaming: NFHS Network (subscription)
The skinny: Thomas Dale has outscored some teams (56-22, 3934, 41-31) and won some lower-scoring games (20-17, 19-14). On the defensive side, Jonathan Martinez has 46 assists and 10 solo tackles; Hazzon Ellis has 46 assists and 11 solos; Brandon Cammarasana has 45 assists and 16 solos; and Shamus Jones has 37 assists and 21 solos. He also has 13 catches for 184 yards and 2 TDs. Oscar Smith sports some players with Division I offers: defensive back Sherrod Covil Jr., whose list includes Virginia Tech, UVA, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, Clemson, Alabama and others; receiver/safety Amonte Jones; offensive lineman Maarten Woudsma (6-5, 290); and quarterback Ethan Vasko (6-4, 205). Winner plays host to Region B winner, Massaponax or Patriot, in state semifinals.