Despite falling down 27-0 early, Hampshire had the ball in the final minutes with a chance to win before falling 48-42 to host Moline in the Class 7A first-round contest.

Quad-City Times sports reporter Jackson Stone has live coverage from Friday night’s Hampshire vs. Moline football game here.

The offensive numbers are considerably up this season in the Fox Valley Conference, as teams combined scores are a touchdown higher per game than in any of the previous four full seasons. The question is if FVC teams have enough defense to stop opponents now in the postseason, or will they have to just outscore teams?