Football: Rochelle to face Wheaton (St. Francis) in quarterfinal round of IHSA 4A Playoffs


Game scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at RTHS

ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Hub varsity football team received the No. 7 seed in the IHSA Class 4A Playoffs. Rochelle (9-2, 4-1 Interstate 8/Kishwaukee River Blue) will face the No. 3 seed Wheaton St. Francis (10-1, 4-0 Metro Suburban Red) in the quarterfinal round. The game will be played on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at RTHS.

The Spartans have dominated their early-round playoff matchups, winning 63-0 over No. 14 seed Marengo and 42-0 over No. 6 seed Evergreen Park. The Hubs are in the quarterfinals for the first time since 2017 after defeating No. 15 seed Johnsburg 34-22 on Friday. Wheaton St. Francis has allowed only 98 points in 11 games this season. 

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