The St. Joe’s Celtics are heading to the next round of the playoffs. The football squad beat the Paul Kane Blues 44-0 Saturday in the north regional tier II semi-finals.

The #1 ranked Celtics will be facing the #4 ranked Lloydminster Barons on the road this weekend. Kickoff is 12 p.m. Saturday at Armstrong Field in Lloydminster.

This is the third straight year the two teams have met in the northern final, with St. Joe’s taking the first two matches. They won 20-3 in 2016 and 53-13 in 2015, have a 12-0 record and haven’t given up a point in three weeks.

Both the Peace Wapiti Titans and the Sexsmith Sabres played regional semi-final games, but the Titans fell 25-9 in Grande Prairie and the Sabres fell 38-0 to the Cold Lake Royals in Cold Lake.