Pella’s magical run through the state football playoffs continued Friday night with an exhilarating 24-20 quarterfinals win over Centerville. Pella trailed 13-10 at the halftime intermission, but was able to pick up two tough scores in the second half, while holding Centerville to just one more score. The four-point victory avenged a 44-43 overtime loss to the Big Red from earlier in the season.
With the win, the Little Dutch earned a trip to the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls for the Class 3-A Semifinals, where they’ll face New Hampton on Monday, November 16th at 7:15 p.m. The Chickasaws come into the match-up with a record of 10-2, following their 28-21 victory over Decorah. Pella’s overall record is 9-3.