The State Class A High School Soccer Playoffs started with two "play-ins" Tuesday, October 9. On the Boys side of things, Polson defeated Columbia Falls in a game-ending shoot-out, 6 to 5. For the Girls, Whitefish beat Polson 4 to 0, moving Whitefish into a Playoff game against the Hamilton Lady Broncs in Whitefish Saturday, October 13, at 1 p.m. Hamilton is the #2 team out of the Southern division and Whitefish is the #2 team out of the Northern division. In Round One for the boys October 13, the Hamilton Broncs will travel to Belgrade for a 12 Noon match Saturday. The Broncs are the #3 team in the Southern Division and Belgrade is the Eastern Conference #1 team.

Elsewhere in the girls 1st Round playoffs, the Corvallis Lady Blue Devils will be at Billings Central from a 1 p.m. game, Laurel will be at Columbia Falls and Belgrade will travel to Missoula for an 11 a.m. matchup with Loyola Sacred Heart. For the boys in Round One, Livingston will be at Whitefish for an 11 a.m. game, Laurel will travel to Frenchtown with a 1 p.m. match and Missoula Loyola will be at Polson.