D3: No. 4 New Richmond (8-2) at No. 1 Menomonie (9-1), 7 p.m. Friday
Menomonie, fresh off a 52-8 victory against Lakeland in Level 1, meets New Richmond in a battle of future Big Rivers Conference foes. New Richmond, which finished tied for first in the Middle Border, beat fifth-seeded Mosinee 41-12 last week.
D3: No. 3 River Falls (8-2) at No. 2 Medford (10-0), 7 p.m. Friday
River Falls, co-champion from the Big Rivers, advanced last week with a 43-8 win against Rhinelander. The Wildcats next face an undefeated Medford team that stood alone atop the Great Northern Conference. The teams have two mutual foes in Rice Lake and Chippewa Falls, with both River Falls and Medford sweeping the matchups. Falls beat Rice Lake 25-8 and Chi-Hi 37-20, while Medford conquered Rice Lake 14-0 and Chippewa 42-0.
D4: No. 3 Wrightstown (8-2) at No. 2 Baldwin-Woodville (8-2), 2 p.m. Saturday
Baldwin-Woodville, the co-champion of the Middle Border, meets the second-placed team from the North Eastern Conference. The Blackhawks, who have won four straight, beat Black River Falls 42-7 in Level 1. Wrightstown bested conference foe Little Chute 20-7.
D6: No. 5 Colby (8-2) at No. 1 Regis (10-0), 7 p.m. Friday
The top two teams in the Cloverbelt meet for a second time this season in the playoffs. Regis rolled to a 40-9 road victory against the Hornets on Oct. 4 in a de facto conference title bout. Regis beat Lake Holcombe/Cornell 36-8 in the opening round, while Colby bested Cumberland 35-14.
D6: No. 3 Unity (9-1) at No. 2 Spring Valley (9-1), 7 p.m. Friday
Spring Valley, which has only lost to Mondovi this season, faces another team with one loss in Unity. Coincidentally, that Eagles loss came at the hands of the Cardinals way back in Week 1, a 28-21 Spring Valley victory. The Eagles, which won the Lakeland with a 7-0 record, are coming off a 38-20 win against Grantsburg in Level 1. Spring Valley beat Durand 34-14.
D6: No. 5 Darlington (7-3) at No. 1 Mondovi (10-0), 1 p.m. Saturday
The top-seeded Buffaloes are coming off yet another shutout performance, this time a 54-0 blanking of Whitehall in Level 1. The Dunn-St. Croix champs meet a Darlington team that finished fourth in the SWAL and barely bested Benton/Scales Mound/Shullsburg last week 35-34. Mondovi has only allowed 37 points all season, with 29 coming against Spring Valley.
D7: No. 3 Turtle Lake (7-3) at No. 2 Blair-Taylor (8-2), 7 p.m. Friday
Blair-Taylor, the Dairyland champ, is riding a three-game win streak heading into its matchup with the fourth-placed team from the Lakeland. The Wildcats are coming off a 35-14 win against conference foe Augusta in Level 1, while Turtle Lake shut out Clear Lake 20-0.