High School Football Playoffs Move to Semi Final Round This Weekend

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PIERRE, S.D. – The semi final round of the Class 11AA high school football playoffs is tonight in Pierre and Watertown.  In Pierre, the top seeded Governors look to advance to the Dakotadome for the first time in 25 years when they host Harrisburg in one semi final game.  The other semi final is in Watertown where the second seeded Arrows host 3rd seed Yankton.  There are also two semi final games in the Class 11AAA playoffs tonight as well,  Both are in Sioux Falls where Sioux Falls O’Gorman takes on Sioux Falls Lincoln and Sioux Falls Roosevelt hosts Brandon Valley.  The 11AA championship game is a week from tonight in the Dakotadome in Vermillion.  The 11AAA championship game will be a week from tomorrow night.


The semi final round of the Class 11A and 11B playoffs along with the 3 9 man classes of football will be played tomorrow across South Dakota.  In the 11A semi finals, defending state champion Dell Rapids plays at top seed Madison and West Central travels to Hot Springs.  In the 11B semi finals, Canton plays at top seed Winner and Parkston will take on St. Thomas More in Rapid City.  In the three 9 man classes of football, in Class 9AA, Bridgewater-Emery-Ethan travels to top seed Gregory while third seed Deubrook Area visits  2nd seeded Arlington.  In 9A, the semi finals are set with Wolsey-Wessington traveling to Leola to face Leola Frederick and 3rd seed Potter County meeting unbeaten and 2nd seed Howard.  And in the 9B Class, Harding County travels to Hamlin and Wall goes to Avon.

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