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 width=The Monticello Sages had to play comeback kids last Saturday afterrnoon to move on to a Saturday second round Class 3A playoff football game.

Down 21-7, Monticello scored 28 unanswered points in the second half and beat Trenton-Wesclin, setting up a Saturday showdown with undefeated Newton.

Newton ran the table through their season and won the Little Illini. Newton blasted Sullivan-Okaw Valley 46-21 Saturday night.

Saturday's game starts at 1:30 pm and can be heard on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.

Other Class 3A playoff matchups:

#8 Carlinville (8-2) at #1 St. Joseph-Ogden (10-0) Sat. 2:00 pm
#5 Bloomington Central Catholic (9-1) at #4 Paxton-Buckley-Loda (9-1) Sat. 1:00 pm
#2 Virden North Mac (10-0) at #10 Tolono Unity (7-3) Sat. 4:00 pm

Class 1A playoff games this weekend:

#1 Tuscola (10-0) at #9 LeRoy (7-3) Sat. 2:00 pm
#2 G.C.M.S. (10-0) vs. #10 Winchester West Central (7-3) at Winchester Sat. 2:00 pm
#3 Arcola (10-0) at #11 Catlin Salt Fork (7-3) Sat. 5:00 pm

Class 2A playoff games:

#1 Tri-Valley (10-0) at #9 Taylor Ridge Rockridge (7-3) Sat. 2:00 pm
#5 Mendon Unity (8-2) at #4 Dee-Mack (8-2) Sat. 1:00 pm
#15 Athens(6-4) vs. #7 Maroa-Forsyth (8-2) Sat. 2:00 pm
#3 Sangamon Valley (9-1) at #11 Nashville (7-3) Sat. 2:00 pm

Class 4A:

#5 Murphysboro (9-1) at #4 Rochester (9-1) Sat. 3:00 pm
#6 Herrin (9-1) at #3 Taylorville (10-0) Sat. 3:00 pm

Class 5A:

#1 Washington (10-0) at #9 Sterling (8-2) Sat. 1:00 pm
#4 Champaign Central (9-1) at #12 Decatur Eisenhower (7-3) Sat. 1:00 pm
#3 Peoria (9-1) vs. #6 Centralia (9-1) at Peoria Stadium Sat. 4:00 pm

Class 6A:

#7 Peoria Notre Dame (8-2) at #2 Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin (10-0) Sat. 1:00 pm

Class 7A:

#11 Park Ridge Maine South (8-2) at #6 Normal Community (9-1) Sat. 1:00 pm

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