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By Will Korn 

Stevenson, mistakes too much for Sidney in playoff loss


Larry Brown / For The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney junior running back Jake Heeren hurdles Seward's Chance Stevenson (21) in the second half of Friday night's loss.

Seward High running back Chance Stevenson was just too much for Sidney on Friday night at Concordia University Stadium.

He ran for 143 yards and two scores on offense and intercepted two passes on defense as the Bluejays defeated the Red Raiders 24-14 in the first round of the Nebraska Class B playoffs.

Sidney certainly didn't help itself with four turnovers – three of them interceptions – as well as a series of short kickoffs that handed the Bluejays free yards on nearly every possession.

The Red Raider defense played tough all night and only surrendered 347 total yards to an offe...

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