|Burlington downs Wray for state title|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Burlington traveled to Wray Saturday, Nov. 27 and captured the class 1A title after a close 13-7 victory.
The game was a rematch of a game played Sept. 10 which Wray won 21-14. The third seeded Cougars entered last Saturday’s game with an 11-1 record while top-seeded Wray was unbeaten holding a 12-0 record.
After a scoreless first quarter, Burlington put the first points on the board in the second. Wray added seven in the third and Burlington answered with the game-winning touchdown in the final period.
The win was the Cougars’ fifth-straight playoff win against Wray which dates back to the 1998 2A title game.