High School Football Playoffs Roundup: Cavaliers advance to the semifinals

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WALL, S.D. -

The high school football playoffs continued on Thursday night with the quarterfinals. It was a rough night for West River teams except for St. Thomas More.

The Cavaliers upset No. 3 Dell Rapids 21-20 to advance to the semifinals on November 3.

Ryder Kirsch threw three touchdowns passes all to Thomas Rafferty.

St. Thomas More will now play No. 2-seed Dakota Valley with the winner moving onto the Class 11A championship game on November 11 at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion.

Meanwhile in Class 11AAA, Brandon Valley topped Rapid City Stevens, 35-17 and top-ranked Sioux Falls Washington rolled over Rapid City Central, 56-24.

Castlewood also shut out Wall, 54-0 in the Class 9B quarterfinals.

PLEASE NOTE: Video clip includes highlights of Rapid City Stevens, Rapid City Central and Wall.

High School Football Playoffs

Class 11AAA


Brandon Valley 35, Rapid City Stevens 17

Sioux Falls O'Gorman 21, Aberdeen Central 14

Sioux Falls Roosevelt 30, Watertown 16

Sioux Falls Washington 56, Rapid City Central 24

Class 9AA


Gregory 24, Wolsey-Wessington 8

Irene-Wakonda 42, Garretson 28

Kimball/White Lake 30, Bon Homme 6

Miller/Highmore-Harrold 40, Arlington/Lake Preston 24

Class 11AA


Harrisburg 27, Huron 8

Mitchell 41, Sturgis Brown 12

Pierre 35, Brookings 14

Yankton at Douglas, PPD until Oct. 27 at 6 p.m.

Class 9A


Britton-Hecla 32, Canistota/Freeman 20

Corsica/Stickney 54, Timber Lake 0

Howard 34, Avon 0

Warner 53, Lyman 0

Class 11A


Dakota Valley 58, Pine Ridge 0

Madison 43, Tea Area 0

Milbank 55, Todd County 0

St. Thomas More 21, Dell Rapids 20

Class 9B


Castlewood 54, Wall 0

Colman-Egan 30, Faulkton 14

Colome 52, Harding County 0

Sully Buttes 56, Burke/South Central 0

Class 11B


Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 18, Winner 8

Sioux Falls Christian 48, Groton Area 14

Sioux Valley 46, Aberdeen Roncalli 0

Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central 60, Red Cloud 6

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