Area Football Prepares for Postseason Play
by Joseph Schany
Area football will be entering the first round of playoffs this Friday and teams are getting ready for postseason play.
In Emmetsburg, the E-Hawks faced a tough setback on Friday night, falling behind to Western Christian after a Wolfpack field goal with 25 seconds left in the game. The E-Hawks would attempt to fight back but come up just short on a last minute turnover to fall 7-10.
“I though it was a really good team effort,” said Head Coach Mike Dunlap. “We struggled to move the ball at times but I though our defense played really well. We just weren’t able to make plays when we needed them. Overall I thought we played really well in all three phases of the game against a really good, physical football team.”
The E-Hawks would close out the regular season at 5-1 as they prepare to enter postseason play this Friday. hosting the 0-5 Eagle Grove Eagles at Duane Twait Field.
Coming off a close loss, the E-Hawks hope to rebound by going back to their basics – playing tough, solid football.
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