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Warriors heading back to Lincoln

Dominant defense, fourth quarter surge leads Leyton past Cody-Kilgore


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Dylan Brenner fights through a tough Cody-Kilgore defense.

Despite some sluggish first-half moments, Leyton proved toughest when it mattered.

With a 35-21 win over the Cody-Kilgore Cowboys in Hay Springs Tuesday night the Class D-2 District 6 champion Leyton Warrriors earned their third consecutive trip to state.

The Warriors, who finished fourth in last year's tournament, will open their quest for a state title in Lincoln on March 13, when they face Falls City Sacred Heart (23-4) at Lincoln Southeast.

Though Leyton never trailed and was deadlocked only once (at 2-2), the Cowboys remained within roping distance much of the way with an effective two...

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