Eight-Man Football Playoffs Second Round Recap

Humphrey St. Francis staged a second-half rally, but the Flyers’ football season ended with a 34-30 loss at Falls City Sacred Heart yesterday evening.  The defeat in the second round of the D2 playoffs means the Flyers finish with an 8-2 record.

East Butler outscored Nebraska Lutheran 46-32 in Shelby.  The Tigers will take an 8-2 record into next Tuesday’s D1 quarterfinals. East Butler will visit top-seeded Creighton, which is 10-0 after a 58-0 shutout of Plainview.

Howells-Dodge improved to 10-0 with a 54-32 victory over Lourdes Central Catholic.  The Jaguars will be at home again next Tuesday to face Johnson-Brock, which rolled Pender 66-22 in D1 action last night.

In D2, Fullerton’s season ended with a 50-16 defeat at BDS.  The Warriors finished 8-2.