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Mason, No. 3 Auburn beat No. 5 Missouri 59-42
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- COMEBACK CHAMPS: No. 1 Tanner takes 2nd title in rematch with No. 3 Washington Co.
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RATTLER REDUX: No. 1 Tanner outlasts No. 3 Washington Co. for 2nd state title
By the numbers in Tanner's 21-13 win against Washington County in Class 2A championship:
30 — Total touchdowns by Tanner running back Hayden Stephens this season;
13 — Points scored by Washington County, which is a season-low for the Bulldogs;
7 — Interceptions by Tanner defensive back Deshun Freeman this season, including three in the playoffs.
Tanner vs. Washington County: Tale of the tape
Predicting the outcome of high school football games during the regular season and in the first few rounds of the playoffs is sometimes a guessing a game, but can often be determined by just comparing common opponents.
Once a team reaches the state championship game, all bets are off. There are no common opponents and it’s difficult to know how the teams will fare.
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