Blackwell to face Sierrra Blanca

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

Blackwell will kick off its Class 1A, Division II playoff run against Sierra Blanca at 8 p.m. Thursday.
The bi-district game will be played at Garden City.
Blackwell (10-0) won the District 6-1A, D-II title and No. 1 seed this past Thursday with a 48-2 win over Loraine, which will be the No. 2 playoff seed in 6-1A DII. The Bulldogs will also be in Garden City for their bi-district contest at 6:30 p.m. Thursday against Grandfalls-Royalty.
Sierra Blanca (6-2) is the No. 2 seed from District 5-1A, D-II. The Vaqueros were 3-1 in district play and earned the No. 2 seed with a 75-30 win over Imperial Buena Vista on Friday.
The winner of Thursday’s game between Blackwell and Sierra Blanca advances to play either Throckmorton or Jayton next week.