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VHSL first-round football playoff pairings set

November 10th, 2013 12:41 pm by Staff Report

VHSL first-round football playoff pairings set

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The VHSL released its first-round high school football playoff pairings Sunday.

Region 1A West was forced to tiebreakers among Haysi, Fort Chiswell and Honaker to determine the top three seeds. Haysi beat out Fort Chiswell and Honaker based on having a better record against all common opponents. Fort Chiswell beat out Honaker on the criterion of a higher average of all of each team’s opponents.

Follow this link for the complete VHSL pairings in PDF format.

Following are pairings involving area teams (home teams listed second):
2A West pairings
(16) Grayson County (5-5) vs. (1) Giles (10-0)
(15) Lee County (5-5) vs. (2) Union (8-2)
(14) Glenvar (5-5) vs. (3) Dan River (8-2)
(13) Virginia (5-5) vs. (4) Gretna (7-3)
(12) Graham (6-4) vs. (5) Richlands (7-3)
(11) James River (5-5) vs. (6) Buckingham (7-3)
(10) John Battle (6-4) vs. (7) Gate City (6-4)
(9) Appomattox (6-4) vs. (8) Marion (6-4)
1A West pairings
(16) Eastside (5-5) vs. *(1) Haysi (10-0)
(15) Rural Retreat (4-6) vs. *(2) Fort Chiswell (9-1)
(14) Bath County (5-5) vs. *(3) Honaker (9-1)
(13) Auburn (6-4) vs. (4) Chilhowie (7-3)
(12) J.I. Burton (6-4) vs. (5) Clintwood (8-2)
(11) Northwood (6-4) vs. (6) Covington (7-3)
(10) Radford (6-4) vs. (7) Holston (7-3)
(9) Galax (5-5) vs. (8) George Wythe (6-4)                  

*Tiebreaker explanations: Haysi beat out Fort Chiswell and Honaker using tiebreaker (c), the team with the better record against all common opponents. Fort Chiswell beat out Honaker using tiebreaker (f), the team with the higher average of all of each team’s opponents.

Format: Top 16 by power rating regardless of conference and cross bracket semifinals.


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