The brackets for the 2017 DIAA Division I & Division II Football State Tournaments were released today, Nov. 12.

In Division I, the undefeated Middletown Cavaliers (10-0) clinched the No. 1 overall seed while the two-time defending state champion Smyrna Eagles (8-2) claimed the No. 2 overall seed. Both Middletown and Smyrna receive first round byes.

Meanwhile, No. 3 Hodgson (8-2), No. 4 Sussex Central (7-3), No. 5 William Penn (6-4) and No. 6 Caesar Rodney (7-3) round out the Division I participants.

DIVISION I SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 17

No. 5 William Penn at No. 4 Sussex Central, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 18

No. 6 Caesar Rodney at No. 3 Hodgson, 1 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 24 or Saturday, Nov. 25

No. 1 Middletown hosts lowest remaining seed, with the date and time to be determined.

No. 2 Smyrna hosts highest remaining seed, with the date and time to be determined.

Saturday, Dec. 2 or Sunday, Dec. 3

State Championship Game at University of Delaware, 1 p.m.


DIVISION II SCHEDULE

Delaware Military Academy (9-1) claimed the No. 1 overall seed in the Division II DIAA Football State Tournament, followed by No. 2 A.I. duPont (9-1), No. 3 Friends (8-1), No. 4 Milford (9-1), No. 5 Woodbridge (8-2), No. 6 Tower Hill (8-2), No. 7 Howard (8-2) and No. 8 Delmar (9-1).

Friday, Nov. 17

No. 7 Howard at No. 2 A.I. duPont, 7 p.m.

No. 8 Delmar vs. No. 1 Delaware Military Academy at Baynard Stadium, Wilmington, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 18

No. 6 Tower Hill vs. No. 3 Friends at A.I. duPont High School, 2 p.m.

No. 5 Woodbridge at No. 4 Milford, 7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 24 or Saturday, Nov. 25

Division II Semifinals at dates and times to be determined.

Saturday, Dec. 2 or Sunday, Dec. 3

Division II State Championship Game at University of Delaware, 5:30 p.m.