Posted On: 11/16/20 8:33 PM

There has long been reason to wonder if the day would ever come at all, but the high school football postseason has finally arrived in Colorado.

Starting this week in all classifications, teams that battled their way through a shortened season, rampant cancellations and COVID-19 protocols are scheduled to take the field this week and open the playoffs with the quarterfinals for all seven classifications. As we go bracket-by-bracket to look at each matchup and the game-changing recruits to keep an eye on, let’s continue with Class 4A.

If you missed the 5A Preview, check it out here!


No. 1 Dakota Ridge vs. No. 8 Montrose

After getting eliminated in the semifinals last season, the Dakota Ridge Eagles fought hard in 2020 for the No. 1 overall seed and they’re ready to defend it. Their first test on the way to what they hope is a state championship will be No. 8 Montrose.

Dakota Ridge has no shortage of weapons on both sides of the ball, and that’s aided by the fact players like Charlie OfferdahlCharlieOfferdahl5'10" | DBDakota Ridge | 2021StateCO play both ways most of the game. As a senior, Offerdahl rushed for a team-high 428 yards and

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