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

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)

Dave Newman
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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