Wayne travels to Chadron for first round of C-1 playoffs
The Wayne High football team completed a 6-3 season and will compete for a state title as they are the 12th seed for the Class C-1 division of the Nebraska State High School Football Championships that get under way next week.
The Blue Devils will travel to Chadron to take on the Cardinals, who carry an 8-1 record and the No. 5 seed into the 16-team bracket. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. Central Time (2 p.m. Mountain).
The C-1 bracket is as follows, with higher seeds hosting first-round games (all times Central):
Friday, Oct. 27 First Round
No. 1 Norfolk Catholic (9-0) vs. No. 16 Bishop Neumann (5-4)
No. 8 Gothenburg (7-2) vs. No. 9 Aquinas (7-1)
No. 5 Chadron (8-1) vs. No. 12 Wayne (6-3), 3 p.m.
No. 4 Wahoo (8-1) vs. No. 13 Kearney Catholic (7-2), 7 p.m.
No. 3 Boys Town (9-0) vs. No. 14 Lincoln Christian (6-3)
No. 6 Boone Central/Newman Grove (7-2) vs. No. 11 Auburn (8-1), 7 p.m.
No. 7 West Point-Beemer (8-1) vs. No. 10 Columbus Lakeview (7-2)
No. 2 Fairbury (9-0) vs. No. 15 Pierce (5-4)
Friday, Nov. 3 Quarterfinals (Locations TBA)
Norfolk Catholic/Neumann winner vs. Gothenburg/Aquinas winner
Chadron/Wayne winner vs. Wahoo/Kearney Catholic winner
Boys Town/Lincoln Christian winner vs. BCNG/Auburn winner
West Point-Beemer/Lakeview winner vs. Fairbury/Pierce winner
Friday, Nov. 10 Semifinals
Quarterfinal winners at locations TBA
Tuesday, Nov. 21 Championship
10:15 a.m. at UNL Memorial Stadium