WIAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS RELEASED



By Paul Lecker

Zaleski Sports


The 2021 WIAA football playoff brackets have been released, with 19 area teams qualifying for the postseason.


Play begins with Level 1 games on Friday, Oct. 22, across Wisconsin in seven divisions.


In Division 1, Valley Football Association co-champion Stevens Point is the No. 4 seed in its group and will host a first-round game against No. 5 Chippewa Falls. In the same bracket, No. 8 D.C. Everest will travel to No. 1 seed Kimberly, and No. 2 Wausau West, also a co-champion in the VFA, will host No. 7 Neenah.


On the other side of the Division 1 bracket, the third team to tie for the VFA title, Wisconsin Rapids, is a No. 2 seed and will be home for a Level 1 game against No. 7 Oshkosh West.


In Division 2, Marshfield is the No. 8 seed in its group and will travel to play No. 1 seed Waunakee.