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The Somerset football team poses with the second place trophy after the Division 4 state championship game.

State championship heartbreak: Somerset loses state title in double overtime

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Somerset and Wrightstown waged a battle in the WIAA Division 4 state football championship that will last forever in the memories involved in the game.

The game stretched to overtime, then to a second overtime, before Wrightstown defeated the Spartans to earn the gold ball as state champions, 28-26.

Somerset and Wrightstown both fought back from deficits in the second half.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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