The Grant Union Prospector football team shutout the Central Linn Cobras Saturday to move on to the quarterfinals of the 2A state tournament.
The fourth-ranked Prospectors won the game 52-0 at home in John Day. The team is now 8-1, its only loss coming to 3A Burns.
Grant Union will play the fifth-ranked Santiam Wolverines next week, the time to be determined.
Santiam shutout 12th-ranked Reedsport 47-0 Saturday to move to the quarterfinals. The team is 9-1, its only loss coming to No. 1-ranked St. Paul, which is still undefeated after a 46-13 win over Lost River Saturday.
St. Paul will play eighth-ranked Heppner in the quarterfinals, the winner taking on the winner of the Grant Union-Santiam matchup in the semifinals the following week before the championship game Nov. 25.
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