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Seneca advances to Quarterfinals, face Ava Bears


The Seneca High School football team, the Seneca Indians, will take on the Ava High School team, the Ava Bears, in the Class 3 Quarterfinals on Friday, November 17, 2023.

The game will be held in Ava, Missouri, at Ava Highschool and will start at 7:00 PM.

Both teams are undefeated this season, with a perfect 11-0 record. The Seneca Indians have scored an average of 46 points per game, while allowing only 10.9 points per game.

The Ava Bears have scored an average of 54.2 points per game, while allowing 14.2 points per game.

This will be the second time that the Seneca Indians and the Ava Bears meet in the Class 3 State Tournament. The first time was in 1994, when the Seneca Indians won 30-0. The Seneca Indians have a 1-0 all-time record and a 1-0 postseason record against the Ava Bears.

According to the MSHSAA website tickets will be $8.00 for everyone that is 6 or older.

Tickets can be bought at the MSHAA website under football, Class 3 then select FOOTBALL CLASS 3 STATE QUARTERFINAL 3 AVA vs SENECA.

The Seneca High School community is proud of the Seneca Indians and their achievements. We wish them the best of luck in the Class 3 Quarterfinals and hope to see them advance to the next round. Go Indians! 🏈


For information regarding safety on any campus, please contact our School Resource Officer (SRO):  Officer James Kelly, Phone: 417-776-3926, Email:
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