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By Will Korn 

Sidney thrashes Chadron 48-0 in opener

Red Raiders' quick-strike offense, suffocating defense settles outcome early against Cardinals


Larry Brown / For The Sun-Telegraph

Junior wide receiver Tyler Wintholz celebrates as Junior running back Hunter Secrest falls into the end zone for Sidney's second touchdown of the game, in the first quarter Friday night against Chadron.

Senior quarterback Lane Harvey threw for two touchdowns, while Chance Anglin piled up 70 rushing yards, a touchdown and also intercepted a pass, as the Sidney Red Raiders walloped the Chadron Cardinals 48-0 in both teams' season opener Friday night at Weymouth Field.

By the numbers, Sidney played about as close to a perfect game as a high school team could. Its defense was lights out from Chadron's opening snap and the Cardinals managed only 51 yards of total offense on the night.

Sidney head coach Todd Ekart was very pleased with his defense.

"I thought our pursuit was awesome," Ekar...

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