Colony and West open Alaska Division I playoffs with wins

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It’s playoff time in Alaska with the Division I quarterfinals and Division II and III semifinals this weekend.

Colony, No. 4 in the latest High School Football America Alaska Top 5, and No. 5 West opened the Division I playoffs with victories Friday night.

Related: Alaska high school football scores

Colony cruised to a 47-0 win over East, which sends Knights into the semis where they’ll meet the winner of Saturday’s game between East and Chugiak. East is No. 1 in our Alaska Top 5.

West crushed Wasilla 43-8. Next week, the Eagles get the winner of Bartlett, No. 2 in our state rankings, and Service.

Saturday’s Playoff Matchups

Division I

Chugiak (1-7) at East (7-1)

Service (4-4) at Bartlett (7-1)

Division II

Palmer (6-2) at Soldotna (7-1)

Eagle River (5-2) at Lathrop (6-2)

Division III

Ketchikan (6-1) at Ben Eielson (6-1)

Barrow (4-4) at Houston (7-1)

 

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