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Huskies, Hornets, Storm advance in playoffs PDF E-mail

The Giltner and High Plains football teams both advanced to the second round with 8-man playoff wins Thursday, and the Aurora Huskies made it three for three win a dramatic win Friday over Plattsmouth. The Huskies scored in the final two minutes to break a tie, then sacked the Blue Devil QB as he was trying to make a Hail Mary pass from midfield with less than 10 seconds to go.The Big Red will travel to McCook Friday for a 6 p.m. rematch against the Bison, a team they beat in the season opener.

High Plains hit the ground running in Class D1, shutting out Emerson-Hubbard 30-0 to advance to a second-round match against Exeter-Milligan, the team that ended the Storm’s season a year ago.
Giltner, the defending state champion in Class D2, had to come back from a third-quarter deficit and hung on to defeat Lawrence-Nelson 28-26. They advanced to a second-round matchup at undefeated Nebraska Lutheran in Waco.

Click the Soundslide links on the right side of our home page to view photos and listen to comments from coaches and athletes on all three opening-round wins. For complete game details, see next week’s print or e-editions.

 
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