The semifinal round of the state high school football playoffs opened in the UNI-Dome with a couple of lopsided games in eight man.  Top ranked Exira-Elkhorn-Kimballton advanced to the title game with a 56-7 win over third ranked Newell-Fonda.

The spartans will play second ranked Don Bosco in the championship. The Dons rolled to a 78-21 win over fourth ranked Adair-Casey.