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Lemont High School to host IHSA Class 6A Football Semifinal, sell tickets in advance


IHSA Football Playoff Information
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For the fourth time in six years, Lemont High School's football program will play for a berth in the state championship game. The Indians, who advanced thanks to their exciting 21-14 win at Oak Forest in the quarterfinal round, will host top-seeded Crete-Monee in an IHSA Class 6A Semifinal contest at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 17. The winner will advance to the IHSA Class 6A State Championship. Lemont fans are encouraged to wear blue to support the Indians as they strive for a third state finals appearance in six seasons.

Lemont High School will sell tickets in advance of the game. Tickets will be available both in the Pupil Personnel Services and Athletic Office from noon-3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, and from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on both Thursday, November 15, and Friday, November 16. Tickets are $6. The gates will open at 4:30 p.m. on November 17.

Fans who are unable to attend the game can watch the game live by clicking on the "Watch the Game!" link at the top of the page.

Head coach Eric Michaelsen's Indians, who were playing in the quarterfinal round for the sixth straight year, pushed their winning streak to six games with the 21-14 win at Oak Forest. Lemont (11-1) has reached the IHSA Class 6A Semifinal round for the second straight season and for the fourth time in six years. The Indians finished as the IHSA Class 6A State Runner-Up in both 2007 and 2008.

Playing its third straight home game in the playoffs, head coach Jerry Verde's Crete-Monee (12-0) squad eased by previously undefeated Ottawa Township, 42-6, in its quarterfinal game. The Warriors have won 22 of their last 23 games, and will be making their first-ever appearance in the semifinal round of the IHSA football playoffs.

Please consider the following directions to arrive at Lemont High School.

- I-57 North to I-80 West
- I-80 West to I-355 North
- Exit I-355 North at 127th Street
- Turn right (east) off the exit ramp and follow 127th Street to State Street
- Turn left (north) on State Street and follow to Illinois Street
- Turn right (east) on Illinois Street and follow to campus

Visitors are recommended to park in the North Lot or East Lot. Both are easily accessible off of Illinois Street. To park in the North Lot, turn left at Julia Street and then take another left onto Porter Street. To park in the East Lot, turn left on Julia Street, take another left onto Porter Street, and continue on Porter Street to the East Lot.

Click on the link below for directions to Lemont High School.

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For more information, contact Lemont High School’s athletic department at (630) 243-3207.
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