The Blythewood Bengals (6-3) will host the Nation Ford Falcons (5-5) in the first round of the 5A SCHSL State Championship Playoffs on Friday November 9 at 7:30 pm. This will be the first meeting between the schools, with Blythewood opening in 2005 and Nation Ford opening in 2007.
The playoff game will mark a return to post-season action for Blythewood. The last playoff game for Blythewood was a 38-28 loss at Fort Dorchester in the 2nd round of the 2016 5A Playoffs. The last time Blythewood hosted a playoff game was 2015 when the Bengals defeated North Augusta 29-27 in the 1st round of the 2015 4A Playoffs. Blythewood has an overall 9-8 record in the playoffs in program history and is 5-1 at home in the playoffs.
Tickets to Friday’s playoff game are $8. The only passes that will be accepted at the gate are current SCHLS passes (owner must also present photo ID).