Falcons heading to football playoffs

Despite a 49-6 loss to Greene County in the final game of the regular season Friday in Jefferson, OABCIG qualified for the class 2A football playoffs based on their season long RPI of .5847, which was 11th best in the state in class 2A.

Sixteen teams in class 2A, the nine district champions plus the next best seven teams based on RPI, made the playoffs.

OABCIG (7-2) will play Southeast Valley of Gowrie (7-2) this Friday in Gowrie at 7 p.m. Southeast Valley was 5-0 in district play to win the top spot in district two. OABCIG finished 3-2 in district play to place third in district nine. Carroll Kuemper (4-1) was first in district nine followed by Greene County (4-1). Kuemper defeated Greene County earlier in the season to gain the top spot.

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