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Britton-Hecla football players were all smiles as they received Gregory on Friday. Players from left to right are Wyatt Tosse, high-fives from fans following the Braves semifinal win over Colby Carlson, and BoDell Davidson.

Gridders Overcome Big Obstacle To Post Win

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

That time-worn phrase maybe best describes the Britton-Hecla football team this season as the Braves overcame another big obstacle in the Class 9A semifinal game on Friday to come away with a hard-fought 14-8 victory over Gregory.

The win give Coach Pat Renner’s crew a berth in the state championship game for the second time in the past three seasons. Britton-Hecla will battle defending state champion Canistota-Freeman at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium on the South Dakota University campus in Brookings in Brookings at 11 a.m. Thursday.



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