After an epic week one matchup that went down to the final minute, it seems appropriate that East Butler and Howells-Dodge meet in the playoffs.
#2 Howells-Dodge (11-0) is set to travel to #4 East Butler (9-2) next Monday in the Class D1 state semifinals.
The two schools battled in the first week of the season, with the Jaguars coming back to win 26-20 over the Tigers in Howells.
The semifinal is set for 7 p.m. at East Butler’s home field in Dwight.
East Butler advanced to the game after upsetting #1 Creighton 40-28 on Tuesday. Howells-Dodge defeated Johnson-Brock 56-42 at home.
Check out highlights from their earlier game in the highlights above.