UPDATE (9:30 p.m., Oct. 19, 2012*): The Hudson Raiders shut out the Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes, 31-0, in the WIAA Level 1 Football Playoffs Friday night at Newton Field.
Next week the Hudson Raiders will face Bay Port High School in a tough Level 2 matchup. The game will be played at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in Chippewa Falls.
On Friday, the Bay Port Pirates came from behind to defeat D.C. Everest, 19-17. In 2012, the Pirates went 7-1 in the Fox River Classic Conference losing only their final game of the regular season to a tough Green Bay Southwest squad.
Going into the final week of the regular season, Bay Port was ranked at No. 4 and Hudson was ranked at No. 7 in Division 1. Hudson finished out the season with a convincing victory over Menomonie (which was ranked No. 4 in Division 2) while Bay Port fell to Green Bay Southwest (which was ranked No. 3 in Division 2).
On the other side of the bracket, Stevens Point emerged after four overtimes to defeat Green Bay Preble, 43-35. Appleton North rolled over Superior, 35-0, on Saturday afternoon.
Division 1 Group A
- (1) Appleton North 35, (8) Superior 0 - Final
- (2) Hudson 31, (7) Eau Claire Memorial 0 - Final
- (3) Bay Port 19, (6) D.C. Everest 17 - Final
- (4) Stevens Point 43, (5) Green Bay Preble 35 - Final (4OT)
* Some information in this post has been updated since 9:30 p.m., Oct. 19, 2012.
ORIGINAL POST: The Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes (4-4, 4-3 Big Rivers) will visit Newton Field to face the undefeated Big Rivers Conference champion Hudson Raiders (8-0, 7-0 Big Rivers) in the 2012 WIAA Level 1 Football Playoffs tonight at 7 p.m.
Through a partnership with the Minnesota Sports Broadcast Network (MSBN), Hudson Patch is proud to bring you live streaming broadcasts of local high school sports for the 2012-2013 season. Due to WIAA regulations regarding video broadcast rights for playoff games MSBN will be broadcasting only audio tonight.
The pregame show is set to begin at 6:45 p.m. You can email the broadcast team at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for a shout out. Make sure to mention that you're listening on Hudson Patch.
For more information on local high school sports broadcasts, visit MnSportsNetwork.com.