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STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

LINCOLN -- Wahoo powered down the high-powered Pierce rushing attack, and then shut out the Bluejays 38-0 in the Class C1 state football championship Tuesday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.

LINCOLN — Humphrey St. Francis senior Taylor Wemhoff said that, going into the Class D2 state championship game, he had been taking some good-natured commentary from his older brother.

For as ecstatic as the celebration was last Friday after Pierce defeated Adams Central 54-14 to punch its first ticket to Memorial Stadium since 2010, the interview for this preview feature started with not-so-ecstatic times: Pierce’s 23-21 loss at Wahoo Neumann in last season’s quarterfinals.

HUMPHREY — When the defense failed early, the Humphrey St. Francis offense was there with 24 straight points for what looked like a commanding lead. And when the Flyers began sputtering offensively, the defense was there to pick up the slack.

HUMPHREY — When the defense failed early, the Humphrey St. Francis offense was there with 24 straight points for what looked like a commanding lead. And when the Flyers began sputtering offensively, the defense was there to pick up the slack.

LYONS — Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur Northeast stuck with the Sutton Mustangs the entire night here in the Class C2 high school football playoffs Friday night, but the Wolverines couldn’t come up with a play down the stretch as they were eliminated in the semifinals, 38-28.

HASTINGS -- In a matchup of undefeated teams with a trip to Memorial Stadium on the line, Pierce powered its way to touchdowns on all but two of its possessions as it punched its ticket to the Class C1 final with a 54-14 beating of Adams Central at Patriot Field.

OSCEOLA – Top-seeded and undefeated Howells-Dodge led 14-0 less than 7½ minutes into its Class D1 quarterfinal game, but Osceola/High Plains methodically churned out the game's final 28 points to end the Jaguars' season 28-14 here Tuesday night.

BLOOMFIELD - Falls City Sacred Heart blanked Bloomfield the entrire night as the Irish moved on in the Class D2 Football Playoffs with a 36-0 win on a blustery afternoon here Tuesday.

NORTH BEND — The busiest person in the stadium here Friday night was the scoreboard operator as Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur Northeast outlasted North Bend Central 60-53 in the quarterfinals of the Class C2 high school football playoffs.

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