Both the OEHS Wolves and the OHS Panthers won their first playoff games and are heading to the second round in the IHSA 7A and 8A playoffs, respectively.
Oswego EastEast (7-3 season) got the ball rolling in their match-up against Belleville West (7-3 season) at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon for their first ever playoff win.
The Wolves beat the Maroons 21-14, with both teams scoring all of their points in the first half. The Wolves running back Khalil Driver scored with a touchdown on the opening drive and then scored two more in the first half.
The #7 seed Oswego East will host the #3 Lincoln-Way East Griffins (7-2 season) on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.
Stay tuned with Patch for ticket details.
OswegoOswego (8-2) won their eighth straight game Saturday evening after beating Hinsdale Central (5-5) 42-14.
The Panthers never let up on the Red Devils, forcing four turnovers during the game and holding the Red Devils to only two touchdowns despite a couple long passes and runs that pushed into the Wolves' territory.
The # 4 seed Oswego will host the #5 seed Waubonsie Valley on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m.
The Waubonsie Valley Warriors handed the Panthers their second loss of the regular season in early September, defeating them 40-21.
Tickets to the game cost $5 and will be on sale starting Monday, Nov. 4. No passes will be accepted.
Congrats to both teams!