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Eight Man-2 football: Sandhills/Thedford will battle BDS for the state title
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Eight Man-2 football: Sandhills/Thedford will battle BDS for the state title

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Stu Pospisil joins Jake Anderson to preview this week's Nebraska high school state football semifinals, including the surprising Kearney Bearcats facing Elkhorn South, Omaha Westside hosting Millard South and more.​

Sandhills/Thedford reached its first state final after defeating Falls City Sacred Heart 36-26 in Friday's semifinal. The Knights outscored the Irish (9-2) 16-2 in the fourth quarter. Down 24-20, Dane Pokorny scored his fourth touchdown with 9:44 left to put the Knights (12-0) up for good. They secured the win with a touchdown with 56 seconds left.

BDS 40, Central Valley 36

BDS erased an early 20-point deficit to reach its third state final in six years. BDS (11-0) trailed 20-0 before scoring 34 straight points. Central Valley (9-1) regained a 36-34 lead with 6:14 left, but BDS scored a minute later for what proved to be the ame-winner. Dominic Philippi threw five touchdown passes, including three in the third quarter.


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