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SportShorts for Saturday, February 9, 2019


Pairings announced for small schools

Area Class 1A and 2A teams found out Friday where and when they will be playing when the postseason begins on Monday, Feb. 18.

In 2A, Newman is the top seed at the Sherrard Regional and will meet either No. 7 Mercer County or No. 9 Sherrard on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Erie-Prophetstown is the No. 4 seed at Sherrard and will face No. 6 Alleman on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

At the 2A North Boone Regional, No. 8 Oregon opens against No. 10 North Boone on Monday, Feb. 18. The winner gets No. 2 seed Byron the next night.

Two area teams are at the 2A Orion Regional. No. 10 seed West Carroll opens with No. 8 seed Riverdale on Monday, Feb. 18. The winner gets No. 2 seed Orion the next night. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, No. 5 seed Fulton takes on No. 3 seed Rockridge.

Bureau Valley is the No. 5 seed at the 2A Princeton Regional and opens with No. 11 seed St. Bede on Monday, Feb. 18. The winner meets No. 4 seed Rockford Christian on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

In 1A, Polo is the top seed at the Durand Regional. The Marcos will take on either No. 8 South Beloit or No. 11 Durand on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

At the 1A Morrison Regional, No. 6 seed Eastland meets No. 11 seed Morrison on Monday, Feb. 18. The winner get No. 2 seed Pearl City the next night.

Also at Morrison, No. 5 seed Milledgeville takes on No. 12 seed Orangeville on Monday, Feb. 18. The winner meets No. 3 seed River Ridge on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

At the 1A Forreston Regional, No. 6 seed Christian Life takes on No. 9 seed AFC on Monday, Feb. 18. The winner gets No. 2 seed Forreston on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Also at Forreston, No. 5 seed Pecatonica meets No. 10 seed Amboy on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The winner will take on either No. 3 Dakota or No. 12 Hiawatha on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

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