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Neligh-Oakdale's Bryson Gadeken (4) dives for a touchdown during the game against Burwell on Friday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Burwell, Nebraska.

In a rematch from earlier in the season, Neligh-Oakdale and Burwell took to the field in what happened to be the game of the night.

After a close first quarter, Neligh-Oakdale trailed Burwell only by two, 14-12.

Heading into halftime, the Warriors found themselves down by ten points, 28-18.

In the third quarter, both teams put on some impressive displays of athleticism. After a pick-six from Julien Hearn, the Warriors entered the fourth and final quarter leading Burwell, 40-35.

In what seemed to be a never ending quarter, Neligh-Oakdale found themselves up 48-42 with just under two minutes left in the game when Burwell punched in a score and took the lead with an extra point.

Neligh-Oakdale was unable to convert on their following drive, falling to Burwell in the quarterfinals, 49-48.

The Warriors finished their season with a record of 9-2, while also bringing home a district title.

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