The four smallest classes in South Dakota high school football begin their playoffs this Thursday, October 18. Here’s a preview of 11B, 9AA, 9A and 9B playoffs.
11B First Round Games
*Denotes At-Large Team
Class 11B - Region 1
#4 Elk Point-Jefferson* at #1 Aberdeen Roncalli (7 PM)
Elk Point-Jefferson (3-5)
Key Wins: at Vermillion 43-27
This year I went out on a limb and predicted records for all 136 South Dakota high school football teams. The results are mixed.
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This is the smallest 11-man class in South Dakota but they may have the brightest stars of anyone in the state. Let’s break down the big-time talent in 11B.
1. Nash Hutmacher, Jr. OL/DL Chamberlain
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1. Karst Hunter, Sr. QB Miller/Highmore-Harrold
It's time for the top players in Class 11A and they are:
1. Carter Slykhuis, Sr. RB/DB Tea Area
Carter Slykhuis broke out in a big way as a junior last year. He’s a very versatile player who can cover, tackle, run, catch and return kicks. He was a top five finisher in the 40-yard sprint at the Riggs Power Combine last spring and placed second...