The East Alton-Wood River Oilers will have a rematch with the Carlinville Cavaliers in the first round of the Class 3A IHSA state football playoffs here in 2017. The 7-and-2 Oilers travel to Carlinville Friday night to battle the 8-and-1 Cavaliers. Game time 7 pm.
It's the second year in a row that the Oilers have drawn a first round playoff game at Carlinville. The Cavies crushed the Oilers in the first round of the 2016 playoffs, 76-19.
>>EA/WR went to the playoffs six times in an eight year span under Coach Gary Carter from 1999-2006.
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