Schedules set for DIAA football second-round games

Delaware State News
Posted 11/20/22

DOVER — Three of the five downstate teams remaining in the DIAA football state tournaments will host second-round games next weekend.

The DIAA has established the schedule for the eight …

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Schedules set for DIAA football second-round games

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DOVER — Three of the five downstate teams remaining in the DIAA football state tournaments will host second-round games next weekend.

The DIAA has established the schedule for the eight games being played in the three tourneys. The higher-seeded team hosts each contest.

In the Class 3A semifinals, top-seeded Smyrna will host No. 4 Middletown on Friday night with No. 6 Dover hosting No. 7 St. Georges on Saturday night. Both contests start at 7 p.m.

In Class 2A, No. 6 Lake Forest will play No. 3 Wilmington Friends on Friday at 1 p.m. at Abbesinio Stadium.

On Friday in Class 1A, No. 1 Laurel will host No. 5 Tatnall  with No. 2 St. Elizabeth hosting  No. 6 Seaford . Both gamaes start at 7 p.m.

With Class 2A having an extra week compared to other other two divisions, the state championship games won’t be played until Dec. 10 at Delaware Stadium.

FOOTBALL

DIAA State tournaments
Class 3A tournament
Quarterfinals
Friday, Nov. 18

1-Smyrna 50, 8-Cape Henlopen 0
7-St. Georges 13, 2-Appoquinimink 7

Saturday, Nov. 19

4-Middletown 34,  5-Salesianum 7
6-Dover  20, 3-Sussex Central 0

Semifinals

Friday, Nov. 25

4-Middletown (7-4) at 1-Smyrna (10-1), 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 26

7-St. Georges (5-6) at 6-Dover (7-4), 7 p.m.

Finals
Saturday, Dec. 10

At Delaware Stadium, 3:30 p.m.

Class 2A
First round
Friday, Nov. 18

6-Lake Forest 27, 11-Del. Military 20

Saturday, Nov. 19

8-Newark 20, 9-Tower Hill 0
5-Archmere 42, 12-Concord 0
7-Red Lion Christian 34, 10-Delmar 0

Quarterfinals
Friday, Nov. 25

6-Lake Forest (9-2) at 3-Wilm. Friends (10-0), 1 p.m.
8-Newark (8-3) at 1-Caravel (10-0), 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 26

5-Archmere (8-2) vs. 4-Howard (8-1), at Abbesinio Stadium, 1 p.m.

7-Red Lion (8-3) at 2-St. Mark's (9-1), 7 p.m.

Semifinals
Dec. 2 or 3

Sites and times TBD

Finals
Saturday, Dec. 10

At Delaware Stadium, 6 p.m.

Class 1A

Quarterfinals
Friday, Nov. 18

1-Laurel 41, 8-St. Andrews 7
2-St. Elizabeth 32, 7-Indian River 21

Saturday, Nov. 19

6-Seaford 34, 3-Wilm. Charter 7
5-Tatnall 24, 4-Odessa 14

Semifinals
Friday, Nov. 25

5-Tatnall (6-5) at 1-Laurel (11-0), 7 p.m.

6-Seaford (8-3) vs. 2-St. Elizabeth (10-1), at Abbesinio Stadium, 7 p.m.

Finals
Saturday, Dec. 10

At Delaware Stadium, noon

 

 

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