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Tri-Valley High School fans line up in blankets and winter coats Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 as they cheer for the Vikings in their Class 2A first-round playoff game against South Mac at Downs.

Each of the six Pantagraph area high school teams still alive in the state football playoffs will have Saturday games in the second round.

Class 7A No. 2 seed Normal Community (10-0) will face No. 18 seed Chicago Mount Carmel (7-3) at noon at Chicago's Gately Stadium.

In Class 6A, No. 5 seed Normal West (8-2) plays at 13th-seeded New Lenox Providence (6-4) at 2 p.m. 

Central Catholic (9-1), a No. 7 seed in Class 3A, also will play at 2 p.m. against second-seeded Williamsville (10-0) at Williamsville.

Three Heart of Illinois Conference teams remain alive in Class 2A.

No. 2 seed Gibson-City-Melvin-Sibley (10-0) travels to No. 10 Savanna West Carroll (7-3) at 2 p.m., while third-seeded Tri-Valley (9-1) takes on No. 6 seed Shelbyville (8-2) at 1 p.m. at Downs. No. 14 seed El Paso-Gridley (6-4) will play host to No. 6 Knoxville (8-2) at 1 p.m. at El Paso.

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