FOOTBALL: Round One Playoff Scores

A pair of major upsets have Lincoln County teams moving on in the state football playoffs. In the Class C2 playoffs, twelfth-seed Hershey reversed a regular season loss to fifth-seed Perkins County and dominated the Plainsmen 27-7. In class D1, thirteen-seed Maxwell also avenged a regular season defeat, routing fourth-seed Paxton 40-12. In other local playoff action, third-seed St. Patrick’s blanked Centura 28-0 in a C2 matchup, and twelfth-seed Wallace was eliminated in a 56-28 loss to Garden County in the D2 bracket. Around the area, the standout result was another upset – thirteenth-seed Gothenburg defeating fourth-seed Cozad 23-0 in Class C1. Chase County also advanced in C1 with a win. South Loup and SMC suffered first-round defeats in Class D1, while Medicine Valley moved on and Hayes Center and Mullen were eliminated in class D2.


Boone Central/NG 48, Ogallala 0

Chase County 21, Ord 7

Gothenburg 23, Cozad 0


Hershey 27, Perkins County 7

North Platte SP 28, Centura 0


Elm Creek 58, SMC 26

Arapahoe 44, South Loup 13

Maxwell 40, Paxton 12


Medicine Valley 76, Potter-Dix 35

Kenesaw 62, Hayes Center 21

Spalding/SA 27, Mullen 24