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Section VI football playoff matchups (UPDATED & FINALIZED w/Saturday's games)

By Keith McShea

Here's a class-by-class look at the Section VI playoff picture through Week Seven, the final week of the regular season.

The info below started with our previous playoff post, which -- thanks to some exhaustive work by the Section VI committee, notably chairman Ken Stoldt -- explains how we got here. The Section VI playoff procedures are available in the Section VI handbook

We updated this page as soon as were are able throughout the weekend. I just updated it at 5:20 p.m. Saturday.

Section VI will announce times and sites for the playoff games Sunday, while it will also announce the matchups of the Chuck Funke Consolation Bowl Playoffs and any other additional games that will he played. We'll post that as soon as we can. 

If you see anything amiss, email me at or reach me at @KeithMcSheaBN on Twitter.

All games are quarterfinals to be played Week Eight (Oct. 25-26) unless otherwise noted.


8-Niagara Falls (1-6) at 1-Jamestown (7-0)
7-Lockport (3-4) at 2-Frontier (5-2)
6-Clarence (2-5) at 3-Orchard Park (5-2)
5-Lancaster (4-3) at 4-Kenmore West (5-2)


8-Kenmore East (4-3) at 1-Sweet Home (7-0)
7-Williamsville North (4-3) at 2-South Park (6-1)
6-Grand Island (6-1) at 3-McKinley (6-1)
5-West Seneca East (6-1) at 4-Williamsville South (5-2)


4S-Eden (4-3) at 1N-Cheektowaga (6-1)
3N-Bennett (4-3) at 2S-Depew (5-2)
3S-Pioneer (4-3) at 2N-Burgard (6-1)
4N-Medina (4-3) at 1S-Alden (7-0)


4S-Falconer (2-5) at 1N-Cleveland Hill (7-0)
3N-Lackawanna (4-3) at 2S-Salamanca (6-1)
3S-Southwestern (4-3) at 2N-Akron (5-2)
4N-Tonawanda (3-4) at 1S-Fredonia (7-0)


Week Eight (Oct. 25-26) Class D quarterfinal
5-Cassadaga Valley at 4-Ellicottville/West Valley

Week Nine (Nov. 1-2) Class D semifinals
CV/E'villeWV at 1-Randolph (7-0)
3-Portville (4-3) at 2-Maple Grove (5-1)

Class DD division (winner does not go to state playoffs)

Week Eight (Oct. 25-26) semifinals
4-Frewsburg (4-3, 4-2) at 1-Sherman (6-1, 5-1)
3-Panama (5-2, 4-2) at 2-Cattauragus/Little Valley (6-1, 5-1)

Winners advance to Class DD championship, 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at Ralph Wilson Stadium

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Keith McShea

Keith McShea

Keith McShea has covered high school sports at The News since his hiring in 1999. The 1995 University at Buffalo graduate and Long Island native (North Babylon Bulldogs) covers — and live blogs — everything from scrimmages to state championships & helps head The News' All-Western New York selections.

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