Times and dates are being finalized for area high school football first-round playoff games.
Bluefield High, seeded third in West Virginia Class AA, will host No. 14 Ravenswood on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Stadium.
The Beavers dropped from first to third after last Friday’s loss to undefeated Wayne.
Richlands, the fifth seed in Virginia’s Region 2A West, will host the Graham G-Men, seeded 12th, on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Ernie Hicks Stadium. The Blue Tornado edged the G-Men 27-26 on Sept. 13.
Giles, the top seed in Region 2A West, hosts Grayson Coun-ty. The game is tentatively set for a 7 p.m. Friday kickoff.
Haysi, the No. 1 seed in Region 1A West, will host Eastside on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Honaker, which landed the No. 3 seed in that region after a pair of tiebreakers, will host Bath County, tentatively on Friday at 7:30 p.m. as well.
Also in West Virginia Class AA, the Summers County Bobcats, at No. 5, will host No. 12 Ritchie County at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the SCHS field, north of Hinton. Sixth-seeded Wyoming East will host No. 11 Nicholas County at 7:30 p.m. Friday at New Richmond.
The Bluefield-Ravenswood victor will meet the winner of the Wyoming East-Nicholas County game in the second playoff round on Nov. 22 or 23.
Princeton missed out on the West Virginia Class AAA playoffs by a fraction of a point.
Prep Football Playoff Schedule
VIRGINIA (first-round only)
Division 2A West
No. 16 Grayson County at No. 1 Giles, (tentative) Friday, 7 p.m.
No. 15 Lee County at No. 2 Union
No. 14 Glenvar at No. 3 Dan River
No. 13 Virginia High at No. 4 Gretna
No. 12 Graham at No. 5 Richlands, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 11 James River at No. 6 Buckingham
No. 10 John Battle at No. 7 Gate City
No. 9 Appomattox at No. 8 Marion
Division 1A West
No. 16 Eastside at No. 1 Haysi, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 15 Rural Retreat at No. 2 Fort Chiswell
No. 14 Bath County at No. 3 Honaker, (tentative) Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 13 Auburn at No. 4 Chilhowie
No. 12 J.I. Burton at No. 5 Clintwood
No. 11 Northwood at No. 6 Covington
No. 10 Radford at No. 7 Holston
No. 9 Galax at No. 8 George Wythe
No. 16 Philip Barbour at No. 1 Wayne, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 15 Roane County at No. 2 Bridgeport, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 14 Ravenswood at No. 3 Bluefield, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 13 Robert C. Byrd at No. 4 Frankfort, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 12 Ritchie County at No. 5 Summers County, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
No. 11 Nicholas County at No. 6 Wyoming East, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 10 Keyser at No. 7 Fairmont Senior, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
No. 9 Mingo Central at No. 8 Sissonville, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Wayne-Philip Barbour winner vs. Sissonville-Mingo Central winner
Frankfort-R.C. Byrd winner vs. Summers Co.-Ritchie Co. winner
Bridgeport-Roane Co. winner vs. Fairmont Senior-Keyser winner
Bluefield-Ravenswood winner vs. Wyoming East-Nicholas Co. winner
Wayne-Philip Barbour–Sissonville-Mingo Central winner vs. Frankfort-R.C. Byrd–Summers Co.-Ritchie Co. winner
Bridgeport-Roane Co.–Fairmont Senior-Keyser winner vs. Bluefield-Ravenswood–Wyoming East-Nicholas Co. winner
Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.