ORDWAY — The Crowley County High School football team will open the Class 1A State Playoffs on Saturday as they will travel to La Jara to take on Centauri.
About Crowley County
The Chargers enter the playoffs as the 10th overall seed and they had an overall record of seven wins and two losses. Their losses came at the hands of the top two teams in the state — top-ranked Limon 40-6 and second-ranked Peyton 30-14. Crowley County was also second in the Santa Fe League League with a 4-1 record.
The Chargers on offense average 246.3 yards per game and 77.4 passing yards per game.
Ti'Quan Williams is Crowley County's leading rusher with 617 yards on 53 carries and seven touchdowns. Adam Schulz is next with 452 yards on 52 carries and six touchdowns, and Jorge Valdez has 377 yards on 42 carries and three touchdowns.
Schulz is the Chargers' quarterback and he has 33 of 59 passes for 511 yards and nine touchdowns. He has thrown only three interceptions.
Quamon Williams is the top receiver with 15 catches for 281 yards and six touchdowns.
The Falcons are the seventh seed and they also have a 7-2 record. They were also the Southern Peaks champion with a 4-0 record.
On offense, Centauri averages 128.2 rushing yards per game and 103 passing yards per game.
Eric Maez is the Falcons leading passer and Zach Martin and Mason Claunch are his top two targets. Taj Cornum is the leading ground gainer.
Complete statistics were unavailable.
Crowley County crushed Ellicott at home 55-0, and Centauri took a forfeit win from Ignacio.
The winner of this game will face the winner of the game between Peyton and Platte Canyon. Should Crowley County win, it will be the home team regardless of who wins the other game.