All seven local high schools will participate in the playoffs beginning with play-in contests Friday night.
The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released playoff brackets from Class 6A to Class C on Sunday.
Due to the number of games during the regular season that were canceled during the COVID-19 pandemic, the OSSAA changed the 2020 playoff format, giving the option to every team in the state to participate in the playoffs.
Local teams Lindsay, Elmore-City-Pernell and Maysville, would have qualified under the old format, but Pauls Valley, Stratford, Wynnewood and Paoli have opted in thanks to the new guidelines.
Pauls Valley was fifth in 3A-2 at 5-5 overall and 3-4 in district play will travel to Perkins-Tryon 5-4 overall and 4-3 in district to face the Demons at 7:00 p.m. Perkins has won 3 games in a row. The winner will travel to Kingston to face the Redskins.
Lindsay finished second in 2A-3 with 5-5 overall record and 4-2 district record will entertain rival Purcell 4-5 overall and 2-3 in district play for a 7:30 p.m. contest. The two teams met in week 1 of the season with Purcell coming out on top 35-28. The winner of this game will travel to Washington.
Elmore City Pernell was fourth in A-4 with a 4-2 overall record and a 3-1 district record in district play will host OCA 1-9 overall and 1-5 in district play at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 14. The winner will face the winner of Wynnewood and Cashion.
Stratford was seventh in A-4 play with a 2-6 overall record and 1-4 district record. They will travel to #9 Tonkawa 7-2 overall and 5-1 in district for a 7:30 p.m. game. The winner will face the Dibble vs Watonga winner.
Wynnewood was eighth in A-4 with an 0-7 overall record and 0-5 district record. They will travel to #2 Cashion 8-0 overall and 5-0 in district play at 7:30 p.m. The winner will face the Elmore City and OCA winner.
The second place team out of C-2, the #8 Maysville Warriors 7-2 overall and 5-1 in district play, will host Corn Bible 1-8 overall and 1-5 in district play for a 7:30 p.m. contest. The winner will face the winner of Paoli and Waynoka.
Paoli was 6th in district C-2 with a 2-6 overall record and a 2-3 district mark will travel to #7 Waynoka 8-1 overall and 5-1 in C-1 play at 7:30 p.m. The winner will face the Maysville and Corn Bible winner.