Teams celebrated and had playoff parties as the football matchups for the Illinois High School Association were announced. #1 Central A & M will take on #16 Havana. #16 Taylorville will head to #1 Chillicothe. #1 Pana will host #16 Red Bud. #9 Nokomis will head to #8 Oakwood (Fithian). #1 Mt. Zion will host #16 Decatur (McArthur) and #3 Saint Teresa will take on #14 Mcleansboro (Hamilton County).
Taylorville Coach Jeb Odam is excited to give his seniors one more game and to get into the playoffs.
Coach Brent Weakly from Central A & M who finished the season 9-0 says that the playoffs are such a different animal than the regular season. They have a matchup against Havana and are looking to stay focused on that next game.
Times for playoff games will be announced Monday morning. Stay tuned to Regional Radio News for more interviews with local coaches and updates on the playoffs.