Twenty Nebraska football teams will try to keep their dream of winning a state championship alive today as the state football semifinals will by played in 5 classes today. In Class A, top seed Omaha Burke will look to remain the only undefeated team in the class as they host Millard West tonight. In the other semifinal, #7 seed Grand Island will make the trip east to play the #3 seed Bellevue West. In Class B, undefeated Omaha Skutt travels to Waverly and York has to make the long trip out west to play undefeated and #2 seeded Scottsbluff.
The Ord Chanticleers will attempt to make it to Lincoln today when they host Bishop Neumann tonight at 6pm. Neumann knocked off undefeated Pierce in the quarterfinals 23-21. Pierce is the only team to have beaten Ord so far this year. In the other C1 semi, top seed Aurora hosts Wahoo. In Class C2, top seed Centennial will host Oakland-Craig in one semifinal and Sutton will host Norfolk Catholic in the other.
The six man semifinals will be played today as well. Hay Springs will host Minatare and Harvard will host Wilcox-Hildreth. The Six Man championship will take place Friday, November 16th at UNK’s Foster Field.