Thursday Night Football

Area high schools are gearing up for Football tonight as Class 11AAA , 11AA and Class 11A all finish up their regular seasons. Class 11B, Class 9AA, 9A and Class 9B all begin their state tournaments tonight.

After falling behind early against Sioux Falls Roosevelt last Friday, the Pierre Governors comeback came up short and lost their second game of the season 39-34. Tonight the Governors wrap their regular season at home taking on the Aberdeen Central Golden Eagles. Pierre sits atop the Class 11AA standings at 6-2 as Aberdeen Central is 8th in Class 11AAA at 1-7. You can hear that game on Today’s KCCR with Jon Winkler with kickoff at 6 PM.

The Sully Buttes Chargers will open up their playoffs tonight as they host Hitchcock Tulare. The Chargers come into the matchup undefeated at 8-0. They are the number 1 seed in Region 1 as Hitchcock Tulare is the at large team coming in with a record of 4-4. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 PM.  You can hear that game on Country 95.3 with DT Meyer and Hayden Handcock

The Stanley County Buffaloes received an at large bid into Region 3 and will travel to Mt. Vernon Plankinton. The Broncos finished the regular season at 5-3 which was 5th in Region 4, however they were able to receive the at large and receive a rematch with the Titans who they lost to in Week 1 40-7. The Titan are 7-1, losing their last game to Beresford. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 PM.

Regular Season Thursday Matchups

Belle Fourche    Vs.         Douglas

Brandon Valley Vs.         Sioux Falls O’Gorman

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte  Vs.           Standing Rock, ND

Dakota Valley    Vs.         Tea Area

Dell Rapids          Vs.         Madison

Harrisburg           Vs.         Yankton

Hot Springs         Vs.         Sturgis Brown

Huron                   Vs.         Brookings

Little Wound      Vs.         Pine Ridge

Pierre T.F. Riggs                  Vs.        Aberdeen Central

Rapid City Stevens  Vs.  Rapid City Central

Sioux Falls Lincoln    Vs.  Sioux Falls Washington

Spearfish             Vs.         Mitchell

St. Francis Indian  Vs.      Vermillion

Todd County      Vs.         St. Thomas More

Tri-Valley             Vs.         Milbank

Watertown         Vs.         Sioux Falls Roosevelt

West Central      Vs.         Lennox

Playoff Matchups for Thursday Night

CLASS 11B

REGION 1;

#4 Elk Point-Jefferson vs #1 Aberdeen Roncalli

#3 Mobridge Pollock vs. #2 Groton Area

REGION 2

#4 Sioux Valley vs. #1 Canton—Sioux Valley at large team

#3 Sioux Falls Christian vs. #2 Beresford

REGION 3

#4 Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central vs. #1 Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan

#3 Stanley County vs. #2 Mt. Vernon/Plankinton—Stanley County at large team

REGION 4

#4 Custer vs #1 Winner—Custer-at large team

#3 Red Cloud vs #2 Lead-Deadwood

CLASS 9AA

REGION 1

#4 Miller/Highmore-Harrold vs. #1 Wolsey-Wessington—Miller/Highmore Harrold is an at large team

#3 North Border vs #2 Webster Area

REGION 2

#4 Elkton-Lake Benton vs #1 Arlington/Lake Preston—Elkton-Lake Benton is an at large team

#3 Hamlin vs #2 Garretson

REGION 3

#4 Deuel vs #1 Bon Homme—Deuel is an at large team

#3 Irene-Wakonda vs #2 Tripp-Delmont/Armour/AC/DC

REGION 4

#4 Baltic vs. #1 Gregory

#3 Kimball/White Lake vs #2 Jones County/White River

CLASS 9A

REGION 1

#4 Potter County vs #1 Britton-Hecla—Potter County is an at large team

#3 Clark/Willow Lake vs #2 Warner

REGION 2

#4 Ipswich/Edmunds Central vs #1 Canistota/Freeman—Ipswich/Edmunds Central is an at large team

#3Howard vs #2 Deubrook Area

REGION 3

#4 Platte-Geddes vs #1 Alcester-Hudson

# 3 Lyman vs #2 Corsica Stickney

REGION 4

#4 Philip vs #1 Timber Lake

#3 Lemmon/McIntosh vs #2 New Underwood

CLASS 9B

REGION 1

#4 Hitchcock-Tulare vs #1 Sully Buttes—Hitchcock Tulare is an at large team

#3 Langford Area vs #2 Faulkton Area

REGION 2

#4 Dell Rapid St. Mary vs #1 Castlewood

#3 Bison vs #2 Colman Egan—Bison is an at large team

REGION 3

#4 Gayville-Volin vs #1 Colome

#3 Sunshine Bible Academy vs #2 Burke—Sunshine Bible Academy is an at large team

REGION 4

#4 Faith vs #1 Wall—Faith is an at large team

#3 Kadoka Area vs #2 Harding County

 

At large teams cannot host a contest.  All teams will be re-seeded after first round play.  The quarterfinal rounds for all classes will be played Thursday, October 25th.