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Nevis' Gerald Beckerleg went up for a catch between two Norman County East defenders during Saturday's Section 6 9-man playoff game.

Tigers edge Eagles, earn spot in section championship game

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For the first time all season, the Nevis 9-man football team was in a battle until the end during Saturday afternoon's Section 6 semifinal game.

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But as was the case in the previous nine games, the Tigers were victorious.

Nevis, the No. 1 seed in the section, entered this playoff game averaging 44.7 points a game while allowing 12.9 points. Norman County East, the No. 5 seed, held the Tigers' offense in check, but Nevis was able to advance with an 18-13 victory.

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