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By Mike Motz
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Raider Season Ends in Ord


October 31, 2018

Sidney junior Eli Ahrens and senior Trey Arellano make a tackle during the the Red Raider's loss to Ord on Friday night. Sidney finished the season with a 6-4 record (3-1 in district).

Sidney's Red Raiders traveled nearly four hours and a time zone away to take on the Ord Chanticleers in the first round of the playoffs, and fell 53-to-21 to the No.3 seed in the district. Sidney entered the playoff tournament the 14 seed, and knew they would need a mistake-free offensive and defensive effort to contain the high powered Ord attack. After a good start by the Red Raiders, the Chanticleers took over the game by scoring 52 unanswered points to end Sidney's playoff run.

The game started with perfect weather conditions and a slight breeze, and Sidney received the ball first on of...

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