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FNF Semi-Final Playoff Edition - Byron, Lena-Winslow heading to State title games

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Lena-Winslow moves on to 1A State title.

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Sycamore, Byron and Lena-Winslow all had chances to head to the State championship on Saturday in their respective classes. 

In 3A, Byron came back from a 14-point deficit to beat IC Catholic 15-14 in a thriller. The Tigers now move onto the State title for the third straight year. They will take on Unity this Friday at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb at 4 p.m.

In 1A, Lena-Winslow beat Ridgeview/Lexington 28-12, behind Luke Benson and Mary Roby rushing for two touchdowns each. They play in the State title on Friday as they take on Carrollton at 10 a.m., also at Huskie Stadium.

In 5A, Sycamore came up short of a State title appearance, losing 17-6 to Fenwick.

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Sam Knox joined the 13 Sports Authority team in Spring of 2020 after graduating from Emerson College. Sam majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Sports Communication.

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