NDHSAA Prep Notebook: 9-man, Division A FB Playoffs heat up Oct. 21

October 18, 2017 2:15 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – High School Football Playoffs have started in North Dakota and Division A joins the ranks Saturday, October 21.

Below are the playoff matchups for 9-man and Division A:


R2 #3 New Rockford-Sheyenne (6-3) at R1 #1 Wyndmere-Lidgerwood (8-0)
R1 #4 May-Port-CG (4-4) at R2 #2 Nelson County (6-2)
R1 #3 Hankinson (6-3) at R3 #1 Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter (8-0)
R1 #2 Thompson (7-2) at R2 #1 Cavalier (8-0)
R5 #3 Beach (7-2) at R6 #1 Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood (7-1)
R4 #2 St. John (6-2) at R5 #2 Shiloh Christian (8-1)
R5 #4 Mott-Regent/New England (6-3) at R4 #1 North Prairie (8-1)
R6 #2 Divide County (7-1) at R5 #1 New Salem-Glen Ullin (8-0)

Division A

Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn (5-3) at #1 Hillsboro-Central Valley (8-0)
Oak Grove (6-2) at Carrington (7-1)
Stanley (4-4) at #4 Dickinson Trinity (6-1)
Killdeer (6-2) at Des Lacs-Burlington (7-1)
Hazen (4-4) at #2 Velva/Sawyer (8-0)
Bishop Ryan (6-2) at Beulah (7-1)
Kindred (4-4) at #3 Langdon/Edmore/Munich (8-0)
Harvey-Wells County (4-4) at Ellendale/Edgeley-Kulm (7-1)



NDHSAA Media Spotlight

This week’s NDHSAA Media Spotlight is a WDAY-TV’s Eastern Dakota Conference Highlight Package from Tuesday Night games on October 17. Fargo North and Fargo Davies each picked up 3-0 conference victories.

West Fargo High is 25-1 overall and 14-1 in the EDC approaching the final weeks of the regular season.

WDAY-TV – EDC Volleyball: North and Davies sweep at home

Division AA and Division AAA football regular seasons wrap up this week

The regular season for Division AA and Division AAA football wraps up this week. The final games of the Division AAA regular season are Wednesday, October 18.

Fargo Shanley has clinched the No. 1 seed in the Division AA playoffs. Bismarck St. Mary’s can clinch the No. 2 seed and a first round bye with a win over Turtle Mountain High School on Wednesday Night.

The remaining seeds will be finalized on Saturday, October 21 when the other four Division AA football games take place.

In Division AAA, the eight playoff teams have all been determined, but seeding for the East Region No. 2 and No. 3 spots has yet to be finalized. After Wednesday Night the playoff picture will be clear.

The matchup between Fargo South and West Fargo Sheyenne will complete the Division AAA football playoff geography. The winner will be the No. 2 seed and host Minot High School on October 27. The loser will be the No. 3 seed and travel to play West region, No. 2 seed Bismarck High on Oct. 27.



LaMoure-L-M Volleyball keeps rolling

The LaMoure-Litchville-Marion volleyball team continued its winning ways Monday, October 16 with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-15) victory over Lisbon.

The Loboes are now 36-0 and will be trying for a third-straight NDHSAA Class B volleyball state championship this coming postseason.

LaMoure-L-M was led by senior all-state standout Anna Holen, who posted 18 kills and three aces in the match against the Broncos. The Loboes are preparing for the District 5 tournament, which begins October 26 at Oakes High School. LaMoure-L-M is the No. 1-seed and has a first round bye. The Loboes will play the winner of Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier and Barnes County North on Oct. 27 at Oakes HS.



The 2017 NDHSAA State Cross Country Meet is scheduled for October 28 at Valley City’s Bjornson Public Golf Course. … Dakota Bowl XXV is set for November 10 at the Fargodome. … The 2017 NDHSAA Girls Swimming and Diving State Meet is scheduled for November 10-11 at the Bismarck State College Aquatic and Wellness Center.

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