The South Dakota playoffs get underway Tuesday night, and I'm giving you all my picks.
Jason Andera’s South Dakota playoff picks
*(denotes an upset pick)
Rapid City Central at Brookings
The Pick: Brookings
Aberdeen Central at Mitchell
The Pick: Mitchell
Rapid City Stevens at Brandon Valley
The Pick: Brandon Valley
The playoff brackets are set in North Dakota. This Saturday 9-man and Class A get started with first round games. I'll be picking each and every playoff game.
9-Man First Round Games
New Rockford (6-3) at Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter (8-1) 2:00pm in Napoleon
Napoleon has only scored 22 points in the last two weeks but found a way...
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology football program is leaving the NAIA on a high note. In their final season at that level, the Hardrockers cracked the NAIA's top 25 for the first time since 1985, climbing as high as No. 12 in the Oct. 18 poll. The team finished the year 7-3 overall and 6-2 in the Dakota Athletic...
SOUTH DAKOTA GAMES OF THE WEEK
1. Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan (6-1) at Corsica/Stickney (6-1)
The Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan Seahawks have been a known commodity all season. Outside their loss to Canistota on September 2, in which they gave the Hawks everything they could handle, the Seahawks have handled the remainder of their schedule with relative...
If the playoffs started today this is the scenario.
#1 SF Roosevelt (8-0)
#2 SF O'Gorman (7-1)
#3 SF Lincoln (6-2)
#4 SF Washington (6-2)
#12 Huron (3-5) at #5 Yankton (6-2)
#9 RC Central (3-5) at #8 Brookings (4-4)
#11 Aberdeen Central (2-6) at #5 Mitchell (6-2)
#10 RC Stevens (3-5) at #7 Brandon Valley (5-3)
9-man Playoff Matchups
REGION 2 #4 New Rockford-Sheyenne at REGION 1 #1 Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter
REGION 1 #3 LaMoure-Litchville-Marion at REGION 2 #2 North Border
REGION 1 #4 South Border at REGION 2 #1 Cavalier
REGION 2 #3 Hillsboro at REGION 1 #2 Wyndmere-Lidgerwood
REGION 4 #4 Shiloh Christian at REGION 3 #1 North...