The No. 1 state in Division II faces a big challenge tonight.
At 5 p.m., Poland Seminary (28-1), the state's top-ranked team, faces Tallmadge (21-6), which upset Walsh Jesuit in last week's district final, 5-1, in the regional semifinal at Firestone Stadium in Akron. Poland's only challenge was in the district semifinal, which was a 3-0 victory over Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin.
The winner plays noon Saturday at Firestone against the 5 p.m. Thursday in the other regional semifinal against the winner of Mentor Lake Catholic (22-3) and Fairless (22-7).