In Missouri’s high school football playoff lineup, several intriguing matchups are set to unfold. In the Class 1 semifinals, Crest Ridge is gearing up for a challenging faceoff against top-seeded North Platte, while sixth-seeded Skyline, fresh off an upset victory against Polo, hits the road to Windsor in hopes of another triumphant performance. Over in Class 1, District 4, football enthusiasts can catch the intense clash between Marceline and Milan on KTTN FM 92.3, with kick-off scheduled at 7 PM and pregame coverage starting at 6:30 PM. On the lower bracket of District 4, Penney High of Hamilton is set to face off against the formidable second-seeded Westran Hornets.
In the eight-man district finals, football action is heating up as Southwest Livingston embarks on a journey to Braymer in District 4, while St. Joseph Christian takes on the unbeaten Plattsburg in District 5. Meanwhile, in the District 6 final, East Atchison is prepared for a challenging battle against the undefeated South Holt. Additionally, Worth County is set to clash with Platte Valley in District 7, and North Shelby is reviving an old Tri-Rivers Conference rivalry as they face off against Schuyler County in District 8. These matchups promise thrilling moments and fierce competition as the teams vie for victory in the Missouri high school football playoffs.
In the highly anticipated Class 2 matchup, Mid-Buchanan and East Buchanan are set to rekindle their rivalry in Gower at 7 PM, competing for the District 8 title. Meanwhile, an exciting showdown between unbeaten teams awaits in the battle for the District 7 championship, as Bowling Green travels to South Shelby in hopes of securing the coveted title.
Adding to the intense matchups, a rematch between familiar MEC rivals is set to unfold in Class 3, District 8, where St. Pius X will face off against the Spoofhounds in Maryville on Friday night. Over in Class 4, District 8, the championship game is scheduled at Smithville High School, where the Warriors will host the formidable Kearney Bulldogs.