High School Football: Area football playoff seedings announced
Learn where your favorite area football team is playing in playoffs
The Crosby-Ironton Rangers (4-4) earned the No. 2 seed and a bye in the Section 7-2A playoffs.
C-I will host International Falls (2-6) at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. The two teams faced off Wednesday, Oct. 19, with the Rangers winning 47-30.
Pequot Lakes (6-2) earned the No. 2 seed in the Section 7-3A Playoffs and hosts No. 7 seed Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin (1-7).
Also playing in Section 7-3A, No. 3 seed Aitkin (5-3) hosts No. 6 seed Rock Ridge (1-7).
Pequot Lakes and Aitkin will play at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Pierz (5-3) got the No. 4 seed in Section 6-3A and will host Melrose (2-6) 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. The Pioneers beat Melrsoe 34-14 earlier in the regular season.
Three area teams play in Section 6-2A. The No. 3 seed Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines (6-2) hosts the No. 6 seed Staples-Motley Cardinals (0-8) 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. Pillager (2-6) got the No. 5 seed in Section 6-2A and travels to No. 4 seed West Central/Ashby (5-3).
In Section 6-1A, Pine River-Backus (6-2) holds the No. 2 seed and hosts No. 7 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley (3-5) 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. The Tigers beat WHA 41-6 in the first week of the season.
Verndale (7-1) got the No. 2 seed in Section 4 Nine-Man and hosts Bertha Hewitt (0-8) 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25.
The Pirates knocked off the Bears 50-14 on Oct. 7.
No. 4 seed Little Falls (2-6) hosts No. 5 seed St. Cloud Apollo (1-7) in the opening round of the Section 8-4A Playoffs 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25.