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.
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.