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Week 1 of high school football playoffs begin tonight and tomorrow with several area teams in action.

The Monticello Sages are in the playoffs for the 3rd straight year. This year the Sages go on the road to St. Joseph-Ogden. Both teams are 6-3. Kick off for the Sages first round game is 4 pm. You can hear that ball game on 95.9 FM WEZC and also streamed live on dewittdailynews.com.

Other area games

In class 1A...
#16 Central A & M (5-4) at #1 Salt Fork (9-0) Sat. 1:30 pm
#9 Cerro Gordo (6-3) at #8 Tuscola (7-2)Sat. 7:00 pm

In class 2A...
#15 Carlinville (6-3) at #2 Maroa-Forsyth (9-0) Sat. 1:00 pm
#14 Tri-Valley (7-2) at #3 Marshall (9-0) Sat. 2:00 pm

In Class 3A...
#8 Champaign St. Thomas More (5-4) at #1 Tolono Unity (8-1) Sat. 1:00 pm
 #5 Monticello (6-3) at #4 St. Joseph-Ogden (6-3) Sat. 4:00 pm
#6 Macomb (6-3) at #3 Decatur St. Teresa (7-2) Sat. 1:30 pm

In Class 4A...
#7 Prairie Central (6-3) at #2 Mahomet-Seymour (8-1) Fri. 7:00 pm
#6 Kankakee McNamara (7-2) at #3 Bloomington Central Catholic (8-1)Sat. 1:00 pm
#5 Effingham (6-3) at #4 Mt. Zion (7-2) Sat. 2:00 pm

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