For the first time since 1982, Omaha Westside can call itself a Nebraska high school football champ. The Warriors, ranked No. 1 in the High School Football America Nebraska Top 5, beat No. 2 Elkhorn South 37-21 for the Class A state championship.
Quarterback Cole Payton had an outstanding game throwing for 218 yards with two touchdowns and rushing for 139 yards with three touchdowns.
🏆WESTSIDE WINS IT ALL! Omaha Westside made some amazing plays like this Cole Payton to future #Huskers Koby Bretz TD pass to claim its first state title in 38 years! @ColePayton9 @BretzKoby @WHS_WarriorFB @Westside66— Adam Krueger (@AdamKruegerTV) November 21, 2020
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In the Class B title game, Elkhorn beat Aurora 49-12. It is the Antlers’ first state high school football championship since 2011. It’s the sixth overall state title for Elkhorn head coach Mark Wortman, who’s a Nebraska Hall of Fame coach with 41 years as a head coach.
The Pierce Blue Jays beat Adams Central 28-19 for Nebraska C1 state title.
Ord outscored Archbishop Bergan 21-zip in the second quarter on its way to a 28-7 win in the Class C2 state championship game. It was Ord’s first-ever high school football state championship.
𝙏𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙨𝙩 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙩𝙞𝙩𝙡𝙚 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙜… 🏈— LJS Prep Extra (@PrepExtra) November 21, 2020
Ord (@OrdChanticleers) defeats Archbishop Bergan (@FightingKnights) in the Class C-2 championship game, 28-7, in Fremont #nebpreps
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Dundy County-Stratton won a thrilling double-overtime victory over Burwell for the Class D1 championship. The 42-26 victory gives DCS its first-ever high school football state championship.
The D2 state title goes to Brunning-Davenport/Shickley after a 36-28 win over Sandhills Thedford. It was BDS’s third title in six years.
The 6-Man title goes to McCool Junction with a 70-20 win over Sterling. It’s the first state title for the Mustangs.