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HARTINGTON Class C No. 4 Battle Creek had all the momentum with the game's first three touchdowns.

But the Braves had to battle late after Hartington Cedar Catholic senior running back Jacob Keiser scored three touchdowns, including an 80-yard reception with less than three minutes left, and Battle Creek recovered an onside kick and held on for a 21-18 victory Friday night at Russ Hochstein Field.

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WAYNE — Class C No. 6 Battle Creek found itself trailing after a back-and-forth final minute of the first half at No. 7 Wayne. The visiting Braves took care of that, and then some, before needing to hold on late for a 57-49 victory in Mid-State Conference play to claim the season opener for …