BATTLE CREEK, NE —Battle Creek scored 14 points in the final four minutes to come back and beat top-seeded Ponca 24-20 at Bob Schnitzler Field on Friday night.
The win propels the Braves (8-3) to a semifinals matchup against Yutan. Ponca finishes their season 10-1.
The Braves’ win avenged an eight-point loss to Ponca from earlier in the season. Battle Creek has made the state semifinals five straight seasons.