FOOTBALL: State Quarterfinal Preview

Four area teams take to the gridiron tonight in quarterfinal action in the state football playoffs. In Class C2, both Hershey and St. Patrick’s are still alive. The Irish’s stout defense will meet its greatest challenge to date in the high-flying, high-scoring offense of Doniphan-Trumbull in one C2 western quarterfinal. ESPN Radio 1410 has all the action from Doniphan, with pregame coverage at 5:30 and the kickoff at 6 PM. In the other C2 western quarterfinal, Hershey looks to keep their Cinderella run alive as they visit top-seed Sutton. That game gets underway at 5 PM. In the C1 bracket, Gothenburg’s putting together a magical run of their own. They trek to Albion to battle top-seed Boone Central/Newman Grove at 3 PM. And in Class D2, it’s a battle of unbeatens as Medicine Valley faces Giltner at 3 PM.