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October 30, 2013

District 10 football pairings set

MERCER COUNTY AREA — Nine area football teams have qualified for the District 10 playoffs. The brackets were posted on the D-10 website Saturday.

Lakeview, Mercer, Sharpsville and West Middlesex will compete in Class A while Greenville, Sharon, Grove City and Hickory will represent the area in Class AA action.

In Class AAA, undefeated Slippery Rock receives a first round bye.

Class A

(All are Friday, Nov. 8

with 7 p.m. kickoffs)

Region 1 champion Lakeview will play either Maplewood, Mercyhurst Prep or Iroquois at 7 p.m. at Wilmington High School. Maplewood will qualify if they beat Kennedy Catholic in Hermitage at noon on Saturday.

Iroquois would qualify with a win and a Mercyhurst and Maplewood loss. Mercyhurst can only qualify by winning a coin toss if all 3 end up with the same overall record.

Mercer faces Cambridge Springs at Veterans Stadium in Erie. Sharpsville battles Region 2 champion Eisenhower at Corry High School. West Middlesex faces Cochranton at Hickory High’s Hornet Stadium.

Class AA

(All are Saturday, Nov. 9)

At 1 p.m., Sharon faces Girard at Veterans Stadium in Erie while Hickory takes on Ft. LeBoeuf at Slippery Rock University’s Thompson-Mihalak Stadium.

At 7 p.m., Region 3 champion Greenville squares off against Fairview at Slippery Rock University and Grove City opens against Region 4 champion Northwestern at Veterans Stadium in Erie.

Class AAA

(All are Friday, Nov. 8)

Region 5 champion Slippery Rock receives an opening round bye and will play the winner of General McLane and Warren in the second round.

On the other side of the bracket, Cathedral Prep draws a bye and will face the winner of Oil City and Conneaut Area.

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