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AKRON | The Eagles blew out their second consecutive opponent Friday, steamrolling Akron-Westfield to punch their ticket to the UNI Dome for the Class A Semifinals.

The final score was West Hancock 50, Akron-Westfield 14.

Tate Hagen rushed the ball only nine times for 52 yards, but he scored a pair of touchdowns. Cole Kelly was the Eagles' star in the backfield, as the sophomore racked up 203 yards and three scores on 26 carries. Josef Smith added a touchdown and 65 yards on 11 attempts.

Brayden Leerar's lone pass attempt went for a 16-yard score to Caleb Eckels.

West Hancock (9-2) has scored 92 points through its pair of playoff games thus far.

The Eagles play at 10 a.m. on Friday in a Class A semifinal match up against Hudson (11-0).

If they win, the Eagles would play the winner of the Edgewood-Colesburg (10-1) vs. AHSTW, Avoca (11-0) game for the Class A championship.

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Reach Sports Reporter Luke A. Garza at 641-421-0540 or follow him on Twitter @LukeAGarza


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