Returning to playoffs, Falcons look to stay awhile

Blair Oaks’ Ben Cooper looks to shake a School of the Osage defender during a game earlier this season at the Falcon Athletic Complex. The Falcons will travel to Mark Twain tonight for a Class 2 Regional contest.

Blair Oaks’ Ben Cooper looks to shake a School of the Osage defender during a game earlier this season at the Falcon Athletic Complex. The Falcons will travel to Mark Twain tonight for a Class 2 Regional contest. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

WARDSVILLE, Mo. — The Blair Oaks Falcons are in the playoffs. And they hope to stay awhile.

“We set a goal to get here,” Blair Oaks coach Brade Drehle said as the Falcons prepared to travel for today’s 7 p.m. Class 2 regional game against Mark Twain. “We kind of slid in the backdoor to get there, but we’re here.

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Blair Oaks (8-2) is the district runner-up for the first time since the new playoff format was implemented in 2008.

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