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Local teams will face tough challenges in the Division 5 district football playoffs.

South Haven (4-2) is at former Wolverine Conference rival Dowagiac (3-3). Benton Harbor (2-4) is at Kalamazoo United, who defeated the Tigers 42-12 in the first game of the season. And Berrien Springs (3-3) has to travel to face defending Division 5 state champion Lansing Catholic (4-2). In the other opening-round game, Olivet (5-1) hosts Hillsdale.

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