Baker football set to host Georgetown (Ky.) in playoff opener

The Baker football team will square off against Georgetown (Ky.) in the first round of the NAIA playoffs at 1:07 p.m. Saturday at Liston Stadium.

Baker, the 2016 NAIA runner-up, qualified for the postseason after winning the Heart of America Athletic Conference south division title for third consecutive year. The Wildcats (10-1) have won their last three first-round playoff games.

The Tigers (8-1) finished second in the bluegrass division of the Mid-South Conference.