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Britton-Hecla coach Jacob Skogstad talked strategy with his day due to a winter storm and piles of snow can be seen in the players at Ipswich on Friday. The game was postponed for a end zone.

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Colby Carlson closed in on Kaden Hix of Ipswich-Edmunds Central in the first round of the Class 9A football playoffs in Ipswich on Friday.

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Well-wishers held a “Go Big Red” sign across Britton’s Main Wade, Sherri Jensen, Robyn Pearson, Misty Fredrickson, Nicole Street on Friday as the Britton-Hecla football team left for its Class Stiegelmeier, and Karli Zuehlke. Ipswich-Edmunds Central 9A playoff opener in Ipswich. From left to right are Shantelle ended the Braves season with a 52-0 victory.

B-H Gridders’ Season Ends

On a cold night at Ipswich nothing went right for the Britton-Hecla football team in a 52-0 loss in the first round of the Class 9A playoffs.

The game was moved from Thursday to Friday due to winter weather conditions. Ipswich-Edmunds Central, now 7-2, will play at Warner (8-0) in quarterfinal action on Thursday. The Monarchs defeated the Tigers by a single point during the regular season. Britton-Hecla ended its season with a 4-5 mark.

Statistics tell the story of the playoff opener. Britton-Hecla had a minus 11 yards of offense for the contest, while Ipswich-Edmunds Central totaled 330. The Tigers piled up 16 first downs, and the Braves did not have a single first down in the game.

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