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8-Man Football Playoff Projections Week 10

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8-Man Football Playoff Projections Week 10

1 Final week of the regular season and two league title to give out.  Plenty still on the line for who gets into the playoffs and we will run through just two scenarios. The first will be using the current RPI and the second will be a possible scenario after this week’s games.

http://chsaanow.com/rpi/football/ Official CHSAA Webpage for RPI

Note:  Win! Take care of business and you will get in!

Playoffs (Straight from Chsaanow.com): The seeding committee will be made up of 1 member from each conference.  No coaches are permitted to serve on the committee.  The top 16 teams in the classification based on the final RPI rankings will be placed into the post-season bracket.  If a conference champion is not ranked in the Top 16 based on RPI ranking, they will replace the lowest ranked team that is not a conference champion in the top 16.

Seeding Criteria (once qualifiers are determined)

The following criteria should be taken into consideration when seeding bracket, in no particular order: RPI, Common opponents, strength of schedule and head to head competition.

A conference champion in the Top 10 of the seeded playoff brackets will host a first game unless they are playing another league champion.  Once seeded, the seeds of the teams will not change, regardless of who hosts the game.  A conference champion not ranked in the top 10 of the seeded playoff bracket will be placed in the bracket but will not host a first round game.

A conference champion not ranked in the top 16 of the final RPI rankings will be placed in the bracket but will not be guaranteed a top 10 seed and will not be guaranteed to host a first-round game.

When possible, conference opponents will not be paired against one another in the first round.  Geography will be a consideration in the first round

Seeding Procedure

Conference champions that are ranked in the top 16 of the final RPI rankings are place on the board for consideration.

The seeding committee will determine the #1 overall seed and place that team on the bracket.  The #2 team from the same conference as the #1 overall seed will then be place on the board for consideration.  The seeding committee will then determine the #2 overall seed and place that team on the bracket.  The #2 team from the same conference as the #2 overall seed will then be place on the board for consideration.  The process will be followed until all 16 teams are seeded.

Scenario #1: Current RPI

League Champions

Arkansas Valley League: Fowler

Central League: Elbert

Mountain League: Sanford

Northwest League: Vail Christian

Plains League: Sedgwick County

Southern League: Pikes Peak Christian

At Large Berths

Dayspring Christian, Mancos, Merino, West Grand, Sargent, Rangely, Caliche, Holly, Dove Creek, Soroco

First Four Out

Simla, Swink, Haxtun, Front Range Christian

First Round Matchups

  1. Vail Christian vs 16. Soroco
  2. Sedgwick County vs 15. Dove Creek
  3. Dayspring Christian vs 14. Holly
  4. Sanford vs 13. Caliche
  5. Fowler vs 12. Rangely
  6. Mancos vs 11. Elbert
  7. Pikes Peak Christian vs 10. Sargent
  8. Merino 9. West Grand

* Seeding a 16-team bracket based on their seeding rules which states you must place the league champion before the #2 team.

Scenario #1: Rangely, Caliche, Holly, and Soroco all win, Sargent and Dove Creek lose.

League Champions

Arkansas Valley League: Fowler

Central League: Elbert

Mountain League: Sanford

Northwest League: Vail Christian

Plains League: Sedgwick County

Southern League: Pikes Peak Christian

At Large Berths

Dayspring Christian, Mancos, Merino, West Grand, Sargent, Rangely, Caliche, Holly, Dove Creek, Soroco

First Four Out

Simla, Swink, Hoehne, Haxtun

First Round Matchups

  1. Vail Christian vs 16. Dove Creek
  2. Sedgwick County vs 15. Soroco
  3. Dayspring Christian vs 14. Holly
  4. Sanford vs 13. Rangely
  5. Fowler vs 12. Elbert
  6. Mancos vs 11. Caliche
  7. Pikes Peak Christian vs 10. Sargent
  8. Merino 9. West Grand

* Seeding a 16-team bracket based on their seeding rules which states you must place the league champion before the #2 team.

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