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By Rob Langrell
Publisher of The Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Ground game too much for Sidney

Scottsbluff rolls up 408 yards in 46-14 win in rivalry game

 

Larry Brown / For The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney High School sophomore Derek Robb eyes an opening against Scottsbluff on Friday night. He finished with 150 yards on 18 carries.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Sidney High School knew rival Scottsbluff would bring a potent running game to their district showdown on Friday night.

Stopping it, however, would be another story.

The Bearcats rolled up 408 yards on the ground and pulled away in the second half to post a convincing 46-14 victory over Sidney in front of a packed house at Bearcat Stadium.

Sidney slipped to 4-3 and now finds itself in a precarious spot on the bubble for a Class B state tournament berth. Scottsbluff improved to 4-3 and has the inside track for the district title and an automatic state berth.

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