BLOOMINGTON – The Illinois High School Association has announced the start times for Saturday's IHSA Class 8A football playoff semifinal games.

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The game between Wilmette Loyola Academy and Edwardsville at EHS' Tiger Stadium will kick off at 2 p.m. Saturday, while the other semifinal game between Park Ridge Maine South and Frankfort Lincoln-Way East will start at 6 p.m.

The winners of Saturday's games will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Huskie Stadium on the Northern Illinois University campus for the Class 8A state championship. Edwardsville defeated Minooka 28-25 last Saturday evening to advance to the semifinals, while Loyola eliminated Chicago Marist 30-10 last Saturday night to set up Saturday afternoon's game.

The Metro-East's other remaining representative, Highland, will travel to Rochester for a 4:30 p.m. Saturday Class 4A semifinal game, with the winner of that game meeting the Morris-Chicago Raby winner at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at NIU for the Class 4A title; the Morris-Raby game kicks off at 4 p.m. Saturday at Chicago's Hanson Stadium.

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