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Somerset football draws second seed, Central eighth in Division 4 playoff bracket

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The Somerset football team has earned the second seed, and a first round home game, in the WIAA Division 4 regional playoff tournament bracket.


Somerset will open the playoffs at home at 7 p.m. next Friday, facing Northland Pines. Northland Pines is the seventh seed in the Division 4 region.

St. Croix Central qualified for the WIAA playoffs Friday night, but the Panthers face  a stiff test in the opening round of the Division 4 bracket. The Panthers are the eighth seed and they will play at top-seeded Ellsworth on Friday.

The regional tournament bracket was announced just after noon on Saturday.

Here are the opening round games for the Division 4 regional bracket, will all games being played at 7 p.m. on Friday.

St. Croix Central (8) at Ellsworth (1)

Black River Falls (5) at Gale-Ettrick-Trempeleau (4)

Spooner (6) at Prescott (3)

Northland Pines (7) at Somerset (2)

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Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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