Nebraska state football championship roundup

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — In a rematch of last season’s Class A championship game, Omaha Westside looked for revenge against Gretna.

This time, Westside came out victorious, defeating Gretna 43-41 thanks to Anthony Rezac and Tristan Alvano. Alvano kicked a 45-yard field goal to win the game.

He went five for five in field goals – the most field goals in Class A playoff history.

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Meanwhile, in Class D-2, Howells-Dodge was looking for back-to-back state titles against Hitchcock County.

But the Falcons took control in the second half, shutting down the Jaguars with a key pair of fourth down stops that kept Howells-Dodge out of the end zone for the final 24 minutes.

Hitchcock County won 22-12.

In Class D-1, Clarkson/Leigh defeated Neligh-Oakdale 48-20 behind quarterback Kyle Kasik, who scored six touchdowns and finished with 320 yards on 45 carries.

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