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Nikiski Wins Small Schools Championship

By Charlie Sokaitis, Sports Anchor, "The Show" Host, csokaitis@ktuu.com
Published On: Oct 19 2013 09:01:05 PM AKDT

The Nikiski Bulldogs are Small Schools State Champions for the second time in three years.  Nikiski beat Monroe 36-28 Saturday to claim the crown.  Michael Stagel put the Bulldogs up one in the fourth quarter on a on yard touchdown run to make it 29-28.  Stagel had a pair of touchdowns in this game along with a pair of interceptions defensively.  Jesse Eide added a little insurance with his own fourth quarter touchdown, a five yard run that gave the Bulldogs that 36-28 advantage.

Other Saturday Playoff Games:

MEDIUM SCHOOLS SEMIFINALS:

Juneau 42-15 Over Kenai
Soldotna 63-33 Over North Pole

Juneau will face Soldotna for the Medium Schools Championship Saturday Oct. 26th

LARGE SCHOOLS SEMIFINAL:

Service 47-27 Over Dimond

Service will face West Anchorage for the Large Schools Championship Saturday Oct. 26th