Four area football teams are still alive in postseason play and the kickoff times for their games were officially announced on Monday.
In the IHSAA Class 1A Sectional 45 championship game, the North Vermillion Falcons (10-1) will host the Parke Heritage Wolves (10-1) this Friday night at Gibson Field.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (Eastern) in a battle of Wabash River Conference opponents.
North Vermillion won the WRC title after beating Parke Heritage 42-36 on Oct. 4.
Also playing this Friday night will be the Schlarman Academy Hilltoppers in the Illinois 8-Man Association quarterfinals. Schlarman Academy will travel to Hanover to face the River Ridge Wildcats in a 6 p.m. contest. It will be a rematch of the Oct. 11 game won by the Wildcats 52-34.
In the IHSA Class 2A second-round playoffs on Saturday, the Oakwood Comets will travel to play the Pana Panthers and the Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin Blue Devils will host the Nashville Hornets.
Kickoff for the game is Pana is set for 1 p.m. as it’s a rematch from last year’s game won by the Panthers, 28-21.
The first-ever meeting between Nashville and Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin will kickoff at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Hornets will be looking for its sixth trip to state quarterfinals, while the Blue Devils are trying for just its second appearance in the quarterfinals.
Milford 2 DeLand-Weldon 0
MILFORD — The Bearcats advanced into Wednesday’s sectional championship with a 25-16, 25-18 win over the Eagles on Monday night.
Kaylee Warren had a team-high 32 assists in the victory, while Caley Mowrey had 16 kills and Jakki Mowrey finished with 14 digs.
Milford (29-4-1) will play Illinois Lutheran at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Milford.
Vincennes 81 DACC 73
VINCENNES, Ind. — The Vincennes Trailblazers, rated No. 1 in the NJCAA Division I poll, improved to 3-0 on the season with a win over the Danville Area Community College Jaguars.
Sophomore Kevin Osawe had a team-high 21 points and 12 rebounds in the victory.
No individual information was available for the Jaguars, who host Wabash Valley at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.