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2022 DIAA Football Championships Class 1A, 3A Finals Set

November 28, 2022

(Dover, DE) November 28, 2022 – The 2022 DIAA Football Championships are nearing conclusion as tickets have been punched to the Class 1A and Class 3A finals.

This weekend will feature the Class 2A semifinals, with a semifinal set for both Friday and Saturday evening. Unified Flag Football quarterfinals are scheduled to take place between Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

Laurel and St. Elizabeth will square off for the second straight season in the Class 1A final which will kickoff at noon at the University of Delaware on Saturday, December 10. Laurel defeated Tatnall 49-14 while St. Elizabeth won a back and forth showdown with Seaford 46-35.

Red Lion Christian Academy and Saint Mark’s captains watch the coin toss prior to a DIAA QUARTER FINAL PLAYOFF game between Saint Mark’s and Red Lion Saturday, November. 26, 2022; at Saint Mark’s in Wilmington, DE. Photo by Saquan Stimpson

Smyrna will make its second Class 3A title game appearance in as many years after defeating Middletown 48-0. The Eagles will face a familiar foe in the Senators of Dover who defeated St. Georges 42-14 on Saturday evening. The Class 3A title game will kickoff at 3:00PM, after the Class 1A finale.

This coming weekend belongs solely Class 2A as two semifinal contests are scheduled, the first of which will occur on Friday evening at Caravel.

The Buccaneers will play host to defending 2A champions, Archmere. Caravel defeated Newark 42-0, while Archmere upended Howard, 13-0. Kickoff is slated for 7:00PM.

The Spartans of Saint Mark’s will host the on Saturday evening, where a 7:00PM kickoff is scheduled. Saint Mark’s made work of Red Lion on Saturday evening, winning 45-18. Wilmington Friends defeated Lake Forest 49-12 in a Friday afternoon showdown.

The 2022 DIAA Unified Flag Football Championships continue this week with the following quarterfinal matchups set to take place:

– Cape Henlopen at Newark Charter, Wednesday, 3:15PM

– Mount Pleasant at McKean, Tuesday, 4:00PM

– Middletown at Appoquinimink, Tuesday, 4:00PM

– Smyrna at Caesar Rodney. Tuesday, 5:00PM