Southern Illinois Well Represented in State Football Playoffs

Marion – Several local high school football teams are playoff bound as the IHSA brackets paired teams up Saturday night. Marion, Carbondale, Anna-Jonesboro, Murphysboro, Eldorado and Sesser-Valier-Waltonville will each play host to playoff games in the area, while Herrin, DuQuoin, West Frankfort, and Chester will hit the road for varying distances. While West Frankfort makes the relatively short trip down to Anna, the Herrin Tigers will travel nearly 4-hours north for their game against Pontiac High School. All playoff games are scheduled below.

5A:      #11 Rich East (6-3) at #6 Marion (6-3)                                 10/27 2:00pm

#12 Champaign Central (6-3) at #5 Carbondale (7-2)           10/27 6:00pm

4A:      #11 Prairie Central (7-2) at #6 Murphysboro (7-2)               10/27 3:00pm

#12 Herrin (7-2) at #5 Pontiac (8-1)                                      10/27 3:00pm

3A:      #9 West Frankfort (7-2) at #8 Anna-Jonesboro (7-2)                       10:27 2:00pm (95.5 the Fan)

#11 DuQuoin (6-3) at #6 Williamsville (8-1)                                   10/27 2:30pm

2A:      #9 Athens (7-2) at #8 Eldorado (7-2)                                    10/27 2:00pm

#10 Chester (6-3) at #7 Warrensburg-Latham (7-2)             10/27 1:00pm

1A:      #10 Carrollton (6-3) at #7 SVW (7-2)                                   10/27 1:00pm (94.1 WMIX)

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