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Ohio HS overcomes 35-7 deficit to get first playoff win in team history

MILFORD – Tom Grippa has won a lot of games as a head coach. Friday evening’s was arguably his biggest.
Grippa, who has been the head man at Elder, La Salle and Fairfield, helped produce history on Friday when his Milford High School (Ohio) football team overcame a 28-point deficit, scoring 32 unanswered points to defeat his former program, Fairfield, and claim a 39-35 win in the first round of the Division I Region 4 playoffs.
The game was the first postseason contest ever held at Milford. It was also the program’s first playoff victory ever