Owatonna, Blooming Prairie, Triton Get Rematches in Football Playoffs Tuesday
The section football semifinals are Tuesday night. Owatonna is home while Blooming Prairie and Triton hit the road. Post-season girls tennis and cross country are on tap also.
Top seed in Section 1-5A Owatonna (7-1) will host Northfield (4-5) at 7PM with coverage on KRFO AM 1390. Pregame begins at 6:35PM. Player interviews during the broadcast include seniors Alec Holcomb and Sam Callen. Owatonna beat Northfield 34-23 midway through the season. The Raiders' other four losses have been by less than a touchdown.
Blooming Prairie plays Faribault Bethlehem Academy at 7PM at Bruce Smith Field in Faribault. The Cardinals topped the Awesome Blossoms 28-12 early in the season. New Ulm Cathedral is the top seed in Section 2A and hosts Mankato Loyola on Tuesday.
Triton lost to Lewiston-Altura in last year's section semifinals 24-21. The rematch occurs in Lewiston at 7PM Tuesday night. Chatfield at Caledonia is the other 1AA semifinal.
Winners of the semifinals advance to the finals on Saturday, October 24.
Owatonna has a singles player and a doubles team in Tuesday's section finals in Rochester. Tessa Rahrick went 3-0 during the subsection last week. The team of Macey Tellijohn and Meghan Schuler also was 3-0. All three are seniors.
Owatonna hosts the Big Nine Conference cross country meet at 4PM Tuesday at Brooktree Golf Course in Owatonna.
Section semifinal pairings for football
Northfield (4-5) at Owatonna (7-1) on KRFO AM 1390
Rochester JM (6-3) at Rochester Mayo (5-3)
Blooming Prairie (7-2) at Faribault BA (8-1) on Kat Kountry 105FM
Mankato Loyola (5-4) at New Ulm Cathedral (8-1)
Triton (7-2) at Lewiston-Altura (9-0)
Chatfield (6-3) at Caledonia (9-0)
Kenyon-Wanamingo (8-1) at Maple River (8-1) on KDHL AM 920
Blue Earth Area (5-4) at Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (9-0)
Faribault (2-7) vs Marshall (7-1) at Southwest Minnesota State on Power 96 95.9FM
Hutchinson (6-3) at Waseca (7-1)
Bloomington Jefferson (4-5) at Mankato West (8-0)
Chanhassen (4-5) at Chaska (6-2)
Wabasha-Kellog (4-5) at Fillmore Central (7-1)
Goodhue (6-3) at Rushford-Peterson (6-3)
Cannon Falls (5-4) at Tri-City United (7-1)
Rochester Lourdes (7-2) at Plainview-Elgin-Millville (7-2)
Red Wing (6-3) at Winona (7-1)
Kasson-Mantorville (4-5) at Stewartville (8-0)