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GAME OF THE WEEK: Prep football
WIAA Level I playoffs
Brady Peat
Brady Peat rushed for 158 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 137 upset victory of SWAL co-champion Cuba City last Friday to help IowaGrant earn an eighth-straight playoff berth under coach Gary Allen. The Panthers will travel to Ithaca Friday night for a Division 7 first round game.

GAME OF THE WEEK (Oct. 19–25)

PREP FOOTBALL: WIAA Playoffs, Friday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m.

     The road to Camp Randall begins Friday night with Level I playoff football games around the state. 12 area teams earn berth in the 224-team playoff field this fall. Here is the list of this week’s area Level I games.

Division 4

#5 Beloit Turner (7–2) at #4 Platteville (8–1)

#7 River Valley (5–4) at #2 Racine St. Catherine’s (9–0)

Division 5

#5 New Glarus/Monticello (6–3) at #4 Prairie du Chien (7–2)

#6 Westby (5–4) at #3 Lancaster (7–2)

Division 6

#8 Darlington (4–5) at #1 Markesan (8–1)

#5 Pecatonica/Argyle (7–2) at #4 Fennimore (7–2)

#6 Brookwood (7–2) at #3 Mineral Point (6–3)

#7 Pardeeville (5–4) at #2 Cuba City (6–3)

Division 7

#8 North Crawford (3–6) at #1 Black Hawk (9–0)

#5 Iowa–Grant (5–4) at #4 Ithaca (7–2)

#6 De Soto (6–3) at #3 Wauzeka–Steuben/Seneca (8–1)

#7 River Ridge (4–5) at #2 Potosi/Cassville (7–2)




     The WIAA volleyball playoffs continue tonight with the regional semifinal round. Winners of tonight’s matches advance to Saturday’s regional finals at the home of the highest remaining seed.

Division 2

#4 River Valley at #1 Mount Horeb

#3 Richland Center at #2 Platteville

Division 3

#9 Marshall at #1 Cuba City

#5 Darlington at #4 Brodhead

#6 Belleville at #3 Waterloo

#7 Mineral Point at #2 Mineral Point

Division 4

#8 Highland at #1 Seneca

#5 Iowa–Grant at #4 Southwestern

#6 Potosi at #3 Benton

#7 Kickapoo at #2 River Ridge



PREP CROSS COUNTRY: WIAA Sectionals, Saturday

     The top two teams at the top five individuals not on a qualifying team at sectionals will advance to next week’s WIAA State Cross Country Championships in Wisconsin Rapids.


WIAA Division 2 Platteville Sectional, Saturday, Girls (11 a.m.), Boys (11:45 a.m.)

     Participating teams include (15): Brodhead/Juda, Dodgeville/Mineral Point, Edgerton, Madison Edgewood, Evansville, McFarland, Monroe, Mount Horeb, Platteville, Prairie du Chien, Richland Center/Ithaca, River Valley, Southwestern/Benton/Cuba City, Turner, Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld.


WIAA Division 3 Fennimore Sectional, Saturday, Girls (11 a.m.), Boys (noon)

     Participating teams include (20): Albany, Belleville, Boscobel, Cassville, Darlington, Fennimore, Iowa–Grant, Kickapoo/La Farge, Lancaster, Madison Country Day/Abundant Life Christian, Marshall, New Glarus/Monticello, North Crawford, Parkview, Pecatonica/Argyle, River Ridge, Riverdale, Saint Ambrose, Waterloo, Wauzeka-Steuben.