For high school sports this is what teams work for all season. To advance to the championship round. On Thursday area teams took the next step toward a crown with quarterfinal games.

In Class-AAA on Thursday Sioux Falls Roosevelt was dominate against Aberdeen Central in the 55-14 win. Sioux Falls Washington rolled over Watertown 49-14. Sioux Falls O'Gorman walloped Sioux Falls Lincoln 76-14. And Brandon Valley a 47-8 winner over Rapid City Central.

Other area quarterfinal winners:

SF Christian
West Central
Dell Rapids
Tea Area
Canton
Garretson

Jerry Palleschi will have our semifinal matchup next Friday, November 2nd as #4 Sioux Falls Washington (8-2) faces #1 Sioux Falls Roosevelt (8-2). And in game-2 #3 Brandon Valley (8-2) battles #2 Sioux Falls O’Gorman (9-1).

The South Dakota High School Championships will held November 8-10 in Vermillion, South Dakota.

Ticket information can be obtained through the South Dakota High School Activities Association website.