Football Playoffs Continue for Colorado High Schools
Last weekend, six high school teams from Western Colorado were in football playoff contention, hoping to advance to the next level and continue their trek towards a championship title. Now, there are only two teams left from Western Colorado.
Rifle and Paonia are the only Western Colorado teams that remain in the high school playoffs. Western Colorado teams that were eliminated last weekend were Palisade, Delta, Montrose and Meeker.
Paonia has a shot at a state title this weekend as the Eagles compete in the Class 1A championship on Saturday.
Rifle, on the other hand, needs one more win in order to advance to a championship game. The Bears will face off against Fort Morgan Saturday in one of the Class 3A semifinal games scheduled for Saturday.
Here’s a look at this weekend’s football playoff schedule for Colorado high schools, with three championship games on tap:
CLASS A-8 MAN CHAMPIONSHIP
- Caliche vs. Granada, 1:00 p.m. Saturday
CLASS 1A CHAMPIONSHIP
- Buena Vista vs. Paonia, 1:00 p.m. Saturday
CLASS 2A CHAMPIONSHIP
- Kent Denver vs. Brush, 1:00 p.m. Saturday
CLASS 3A SEMIFINALS
- Rifle vs. Fort Morgan, 1:00 p.m. Saturday
- Pueblo East vs. Discovery Canyon, 1:00 p.m. Saturday
CLASS 4A SEMIFINALS
- Pine Creek vs. Falcon, 1:00 p.m. Saturday
- Broomfield vs. Longmont, 1:00 p.m. Saturday
CLASS 5A SEMIFINALS
- Cherry Creek vs. Ralston Valley, 7:00 p.m. Friday
- Valor Christian vs. Grandview, 1:00 p.m. Saturday