Based on the final score, the Roseville-Maple Grove football playoff game was a typical two seed vs. seven seed blowout. But a deeper look at the box score shows a close contest that wasn’t decided until the fourth quarter.
The post-season didn’t go well or last long for the St. Anthony Village High School football team. The Huskies dropped a 33-0 decision to DeLaSalle in the Section 4AAAA quarterfinals to bring their season to a close.
The first round of the Section 4AAAA football playoffs turned out to be the end of the 2016 road for North and Tartan. Both teams were on the road in the quarterfinals on Oct. 25 and couldn’t get past a pair of big city foes.
Not much went right for the Concordia Academy football team in its playoff opener last week. The Beacons gave up three first-quarter touchdowns and the ensuing two-point conversions and went on to lose 44-0 to Spectrum.
The Hill-Murray football team headed into the playoffs a year ago having not won a regular-season game. The Pioneers went on to upset New Life Academy in the quarterfinals for their only victory of the season.