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October 3, 2018 Week 7 area football playoff picture
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Highland is the last alive in the area football playoff picture as Mid-Prairie dropped to 1-5 this week.

The Huskies currently occupy the top spot in the at-large category now two-thirds of the way through the season.

The eight district champions and eight at-large teams will qualify for the playoffs this season under the new RPI system.

Highland sits at No. 6 overall. Their opponent this week, Durant, occupies the fourth at-large spot. So this week’s contest has huge playoff implications.

Pekin will take on BGM this week and a Pekin win could keep Highland alive in the district title race.

The playoff picture will get a lot clearer with many 2-0 in-district teams facing off against each other this week across the state.

Playoff spots through week 6

District champs

1. Hudson (6-0)

2. Bishop Garrigan (6-0)

3. BGM (6-0)

4. Westwood (5-1)

5. AHSTW (6-0)

6. Alta/Aurelia (5-1)

7. Edgewood-Colesburg (5-1)

8. Lynnville-Sully (4-2)

*District ties were broken by RPI.

At-large

1. Highland (5-1)

2. Wapsie Valley (5-1)

3. Pekin (4-2)

4. Durant (4-2)

5. Tri-Center (5-1)

6. Newman Catholic (5-1)

7. Sioux Central (5-1)

8. Grundy Center (4-2)

Up Next

9. Belmond-Klemme (5-1)

10. North Tama (5-1)

11. Hinton (5-1)

12. Southwest Valley (5-1)

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