CANTON - The Ridgewood Generals defeated East Canton by a 42-7 score in Inter-Valley Conference play on Friday.

After a 7-7 first quarter deadlock, Ridgewood erupted for 28 points in the second quarter to claim a 35-7 halftime advantage.

The Generals tacked on one more score in the fourth period.

Ridgewood boosted its record to 8-1 overall and 5-1 in the IVC and kept its hopes alive for a berth in the OHSAA Division VI, Region 21 playoffs. The Generals are currently seventh in the region, but a host of teams are still in the running for the eight playoff spots.

East Canton's record dropped to 2-7 overall and 2-4 inthe IVC.

No other details were reported.

NEXT - Ridgewood closes out the regular season at home against arch-rival Newcomerstown, with kick-off set for 7 p.m.