Playoff Scenario: Winner Travels to Lexington

By Kris Freeman for White House High School

WHITE HOUSE – Last week, the playoff scenarios for Region 5-4A were multiple pages of complex info.

Heading into the final week of the regular season, things have simplified and come down to the winner of two games, each decided different slots in the standings.

The winner of Creek Wood (9-0, 5-0) at Springfield (8-1, 5-0) is the region champion and the loser is second. Both teams will host a first round playoff game. But for Greenbrier (4-3, 2-3) at White House (3-6, 2-3), it’s an old-fashioned loser-leave-town matchup. The winner is fourth place, the loser misses the playoffs and the season is over.

White House Heritage (6-3, 3-2) is third. The Patriots lost to Creek Wood and Springfield and beat White House and Greenbrier. The Patriots play a window-dressing game against Montgomery Central (3-4, 1-4) for nothing but pride, as the Indians were eliminated by White House Friday night.

Portland’s season is over (2-8, 0-6).

White House defeated Greenbrier 29-0 last season on the road in a game that did not affect either team’s playoff positioning as the two teams finished at the bottom of Region 5-4A.

First Round Playoff Matchups with Region 6-4A:

  1. Loser of Jackson South Side vs. Jackson North Side at the Winner of Creek Wood vs. Springfield
  2. Winner of Jackson South Side vs. Jackson North Side at the Loser of Creek Wood vs. Springfield
  3. White House Heritage at Hardin County
  4. Winner of Greenbrier vs. White House at Lexington
Region 5-4A Standings
After Week 10
#TeamRWRLOWOLPFPATo Play
1Creek Wood Red Hawks509027787Springfield 
2Springfield Yellow Jackets5081263102Creek Wood
3WH Heritage Patriots3263223205Montgomery Central
4Greenbrier Bobcats234310972White House 
5White House Blue Devils2336153261Greenbrier
6Montgomery Central Indians143447106White House Heritage
7Portland Panthers0628200333
SF/CW winner is 1st
WHH is 3rd
WH/GB winner is 4th
MC is eliminated
PORT is eliminated

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