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Nansemond River comes up short in duel vs. Highland Springs 28-18

Posted at 12:40 AM, Dec 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-03 00:40:08-05

HIGHLAND SPRINGS, Va. - Nansemond River jumped out to a 10-0 lead, but would be outscored 28-8 the rest of the way, as Highland Springs clinched it's third straight Class 5 state title game appearance with a 28-18 win.

Nansemond River scores a touchdown.

The defending state champions coughed up a fumble that turned into seven points for the Warriors early. Datron Branch scooped and scored for Nansemond River.

The Warriors finish their postseason with three playoff wins - their first postseason W's since the 1990s.