BRYAN- The Blinn Buccaneers (5-2, 7-2) will travel to Kilgore College (5-2, 6-3) on Saturday in the first round of the Southwest Junior College Football Conference playoffs. Kickoff at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium is set for 3 p.m. The winner will face either No. 1 Navarro College (7-0, 9-0) or Trinity Valley Community College (4-3, 6-3) in the conference championship game on Nov. 15.
Blinn’s 24-21 loss to Navarro last Saturday and Kilgore’s 34-9 victory over Cisco Community College resulted in the Bucs finishing in third place in the conference. Kilgore defeated Blinn 20-17 in triple overtime on Sept. 27.
The SWJCFC champion will earn the right to play in the CHAMPS Heart of Texas Bowl in Copperas Cove. If the conference champion is playing for the national championship, the runner-up will go to the Heart of Texas Bowl.
The game will be broadcast live on www.KZQX.com.