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PHOTOS: Scenes from Dakota Bowl football championships

Images from four North Dakota high school state football championship games Friday at the Fargodome.

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Fargo Shanley players celebrate with the student body after the win over Bismarck Century in the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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FARGO — Velva-Drake-Anamoose-Garrison had a late goal-line stand to earn a 22-20 victory against Central Cass on Friday for the North Dakota Class 11B state football championship at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.

The Aggies stuffed the Squirrels on a fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line with less than 90 seconds to play in the fourth quarter.

New Salem-Almont rallied for a 28-26 overtime victory against Cavalier for the Class 9B championship. Jamestown scored 32 points in the first half to fuel a 46-28 victory against Fargo North for the Class 11A state championship. Fargo Shanley scored 35 points in the first half and cruised to a 48-7 victory against Bismarck Century for the Class 11AA championship.

Below are the championship game story links:

Below are scenes from all four state championship games:

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Fargo Shanley's John Haldis celebrates a fumble recovery against Bismarck Century during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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New Salem-Almont's Wyatt Kuhn and Ty Wolding celebrate their defensive stand after the failed two-point conversion attempt by Cavalier in overtime during the North Dakota 9B championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Central Cass' Cooper Johnson reaches for a Velva-Drake-Anamoose-Garrison pass to Reggie Bruner during their North Dakota 11-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Fargo Shanley's wide receiver Kaden Christmann scores against Bismarck Century during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo North's Peder Haugo breaks away from Jamestown defenders for a touchdown during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Central Cass' Cooper Johnson looks for defense on a carry against Velva-Drake-Anamoose-Garrison during their North Dakota 11-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Fargo Shanley players celebrate their win over Bismarck Century after the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Central Cass' Peyton Lemar makes a touchdown against Velva-Drake-Anamoose-Garrison during their North Dakota 11-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Fargo Shanley takes the field before kickoff against Bismarck Century during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter embraces teammate Preston Gall after the win over Fargo North in the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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New Salem-Almont team members celebrate their win over Cavalier after the North Dakota 9B championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley's William Mehus hits Bismarck Century quarterback Kyan Barth to cause a fumble during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Nathaniel Walz defends a pass intended for Fargo North's Jeremiah Sem as teammate during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley's Jordan Leininger picks off a pass intended for Bismarck Century's Ryan Brynjolfson during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 202.
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Fargo Shanley's Conner Kraft hauls in a reception against Bismarck Century during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter intercepts a deflected pass intended for Fargo North's Jeremiah Sem as teammate Nathaniel Walz assists on the coverage during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Bismarck Century head coach Ron Wingenbach and Fargo Shanley head coach Troy Mattern shake hands after the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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New Salem-Almont's Wyatt Kuhn lands at the end zone for a two-point conversion to tie the game in the fourth quarter of their North Dakota 9-man Class B State Football Championship game against Cavalier during Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Fargo Shanley's Adam Leininger fends off Bismarck Century's Mason Riegel during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 202.
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New Salem-Almont's Ethan Maier consoles Cavalier's Sterling Enerson after the North Dakota 9B championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley quarterback Michael Rostberg crashes through Bismarck Century defenders Peyton Arndt, Ryan Brynjolfson and Blake Ersland to score during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Colton Mewes pressures Fargo North quarterback Ethan Welk during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley's Damon Hospidales and Kaden Christmann rock Bismarck Century quarterback Kyan Barth during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter lines up to shake hands after the win over Fargo North in the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley's Joseph Dukart hits Bismarck Century's Peyton Arndt during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Central Cass' Brayden Mitchell carries against Velva-Drake-Anamoose-Garrison during their North Dakota 11-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Fargo Shanley quarterback Michael Rostberg reaches for the football after scoring against Bismarck Century during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown players celebrate after the win over Fargo North in the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley students celebrate after a touchdown against Bismarck Century during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Jackson Walters grabs a reception against Fargo North's Peyton Trogstad during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley kicker Matthew Berg hits a point after attempt against Bismarck Century during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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New Salem-Almont's Brock Norton dives past Cavalier's Landon Carter to score a touchdown in overtime during the North Dakota 9B championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo Shanley's Samuel Ovsak twists away from Bismarck Century's Tyler Birst during the North Dakota 11AA championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown assistant coach Shawn Frank hugs Colton Mewes and Noah Meissner after the win over Fargo North in the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo North's James Miller intercepts a pass intended for Jamestown's Aden Braun during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Nathaniel Walz makes a reception off of his knee for a touchdown against Fargo North's Levi Syverson-Ness during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Central Cass' Owen Wiersma carries against Velva-Drake-Anamoose-Garrison during their North Dakota 11-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter gives a shout as the horn sounds after the win over Fargo North in the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Central Cass' Peyton Lemar is held back from scoring against Velva-Drake-Anamoose-Garrison in the final moments of their North Dakota 11-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter celebrates his interception against Fargo North during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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New Salem-Almont's Ty Wolding carries against Cavalier during their North Dakota 9-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Jamestown's Jackson Walters leaps to haul in a touchdown reception against Fargo North's Ethan Welk and Peyton Trogstad during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Fargo North's Jamestown's Sara Sletto hits an extra point out of a hold from teammate Ryan Kallenbach during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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New Salem-Almont's Ty Wolding fights for an extra yardagainst Cavalier during their North Dakota 9-man Class B State Football Championship game Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter scores on a flea-flicker reception against Fargo North's Parker Dosch during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter breaks free on a flea-flicker reception against Fargo North during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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Jamestown's Payton Hochhalter crosses the goal line to score a touchdown against Fargo North during the North Dakota 11A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
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New Salem-Almont player leap for joy and collapse on the ground after winning the North Dakota 9-man Class B State Football Championship game against Cavalier on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in the Fargodome.
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Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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