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By Rob Langrell
Publisher of The Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Late TD saves day – season – for Sidney

Wintholz scores with 3 minutes left to help Raiders to 13-9 victory, spot in state playoffs


Larry Brown / For The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney running back Derek Robb tried to elude Gering's Antonio Murillo during the Red Raiders' win on Friday.

The scoreboard clock was clicking down Friday night on Sidney High's game against Gering – and the Red Raiders' football season.

But a leaping touchdown catch by senior captain Tyler Wintholz salvaged a come-from-behind win over Gering and propelled the Red Raiders into the Class B state tournament.

Sidney quarterback Brady Radcliffe connected with Wintholz on an 18-yard scoring strike with three minutes to play that propelled the Red Raiders to a 13-9 victory and saved their season.

The win pushed Sidney's record to 5-4 and gave it just enough points to earn a wild-card spot into the 16-...

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