Chadron came up 2 spots short of qualifying for C1 football playoffs, which start this Friday.
The final playoff spot went to Columbus Scotus Central Catholic, which had a 40.0 Wild Card number with Sidney at 39.778 and Chadron at 39.667.
#3 McCook, who beat Chadron on Friday, and #14 Broken Bow were the 2 western most teams to make the C1 field and they open against each other.
Hays Springs is the 10th seed in 6-man D6 and opens at #7 Cody-Kilgore, who they rallied to beat in Friday’s regular season finale.
Like Chadron, Sioux County missed the playoffs by 2 spots despite having the same 4-4 record as the final 2 seeds, Wilcox-Hildreth and Wallace.
In C2, Gordon-Rushville is the 8th seed and hosts #9 Battle Creek, Mitchell is #5 and home against Cedar Catholic, and #16 Valentine is at Hastings St Cecilia.
3rd-seeded Scottsbluff was the only school west of Grand Island to make the Class B field Plattsmouth (4-5) at #3 Scottsbluff (8-1)
Class C2 State First Round Bracket (Friday October 28)
#16 Valentine (5-4) at #1 Hastings St. Cecilia (9-0)
#9 Battle Creek (7-2) at #8 Gordon-Rushville (6-3)
#12 Cedar Catholic (6-3) at #5 Mitchell (8-1)
#15 Chase County (5-4) at #2 Ord (8-1)
Class D6 State First Round Bracket (Friday October 28)
#14 Brady (4-4) at #3 Potter Dix (8-0) 5pm MST
#10 Hay Springs (5-3) at #7 Cody Kilgore (6-2)