Erie-Prophetstown won its first postseason game in eight seasons on Saturday afternoon, opening the Class 2A playoffs with a 56-20 rout of Clifton Central, as E-P senior quarterback Kolby Franks ran for four touchdowns and passed for two more.



The football season will continue for nine local teams, as playoff pairings were announced Saturday night for both the 11-man and 8-man ranks. Sterling, Erie-Prophetstown, Fulton, Forreston, Polo and Milledgeville will all have home games, while Dixon, Newman and Amboy-LaMoille will hit the road for the first round next weekend.