The No. 8 Downers Grove North football team will travel to No. 1 Batavia at 7 p.m. Friday for the kickoff of the 2012 state playoffs, the Illinois High School Association announced Monday.
First-round playoff matchups were revealed Saturday night following the completion of all regular season games. All first-round games will be played Friday, Oct. 26, or Saturday, Oct. 27.
Downers Grove North (5-4) will take on Batavia (9-0) in the first round of the Class 7A playoffs. Should the Trojans win, they will face either No. 4 T.F. South (7-2) or No. 5 Thornton (7-2).
Class 7A First-Round Playoff Schedule (Downers Grove Bracket)
Friday, Oct. 26
GAME 9: No. 8 Downers Grove (5-4) at No. 1 Batavia (9-0), 7 p.m.
GAME 10: No. 5 Thornton (7-2) at No. 4 Thornton Fractional South (7-2) 7 p.m.
GAME 11: No. 7 Andrew (6-3) at No. 2 Benet Academy (8-1), 7:30 p.m.
GAME 12: No. 6 Plainfield North (7-2) at No. 3 Oswego (8-1) 7 p.m.
Visit IHSA.org for a full list of pairings for the 2012 state playoffs, as well as the complete tournament brackets for Class 7A.
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