5A football playoff brackets released

By: Tom Giles Email
By: Tom Giles Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - (KKCO) It looks like the Warriors huge win over previously unbeaten Durango was enough to get them into the 5A football playoffs. Grand Junction Central (4-5) beat the Demons 20-14 in Durango on Friday night.

The Warriors earned the #31 seed in the 32-team playoff and were placed in the the C Region. They travel to #2 Fairview (9-0) at 7 p.m. on Friday night.

Cross-town rival Grand Junction (3-6) also made the playoffs, thanks in large part to the strength of their schedule. The Tigers are the #26 seed in the C Region and head to #7 Chaparral for a 1:30 p.m. start on Saturday.

If the Tigers and Warriors win their first two games, they will meet in the quarterfinals.

The non-qualifying pairings were also released. Fruita Monument (2-7) will host Westminster (1-8) at Stocker Stadium on Friday at 5 p.m.

To see the full 5A playoff bracket, click on the link below.

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