Bayfield, La Junta meet for CHSAA Class 2A football state championship

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Bayfield, La Junta meet for CHSAA Class 2A football state championship

Last two state champions meet Saturday
Carl Heide of Bayfield High School leads the team in rushing this year and has been a big weapon in the passing game. He is one of several talented seniors ready to lead the Wolverines to their third state title in school history Saturday when Bayfield hosts La Junta.
Whether he is busting a big run for a touchdown or delivering a big hit on defense, Bayfield junior David Hawkins is a player La Junta will have to be ready for Saturday in the CHSAA Class 2A state championship game.
If you go

Who: No. 4 La Junta at No. 3 Bayfield
What: CHSAA Class 2A State Football Playoffs championship game
When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Wolverine Country Stadium, Bayfield High School
Listen Live: KLJH 107.1 FM
ONLINE: NFHS live stream: http://bit.ly/2hN21yW
Twitter: @jlivi2 and @karltschneider
Tickets: Gates will open at 11 a.m. Prices are $9 for adults, $7 for students and seniors (60-plus). Pre-schoolers (4-and-under) are free. Only CHSAA and CHSCA passes will be honored. Credit cards will not be accepted, but personal checks will be accepted. Tickets will be sold only on-site at the gate.

Bayfield, La Junta meet for CHSAA Class 2A football state championship

Carl Heide of Bayfield High School leads the team in rushing this year and has been a big weapon in the passing game. He is one of several talented seniors ready to lead the Wolverines to their third state title in school history Saturday when Bayfield hosts La Junta.
Whether he is busting a big run for a touchdown or delivering a big hit on defense, Bayfield junior David Hawkins is a player La Junta will have to be ready for Saturday in the CHSAA Class 2A state championship game.

Bayfield, La Junta meet for CHSAA Class 2A football state championship

Bayfield’s Ryan Phelps has 20 sacks this season, only 3½ shy of the state record set by Jack Wibbels of Pine Creek in 2015. His 20 sacks are five more than the entire La Junta team this season.

Bayfield, La Junta meet for CHSAA Class 2A football state championship

Cole Wood and the Bayfield defense smothered Jon Nuschy and the La Junta Tigers’ offense the majority of last year’s semifinal game in La Junta. Wood had four sacks in the game, a 14-13 loss for the Wolverines.

Bayfield, La Junta meet for CHSAA Class 2A football state championship

Hunter Killough has epitmoized the toughness of the Bayfield football team this season. He is the team’s leading tackler on defense and second-leading rusher on offense and has seven interceptions this season.

Bayfield, La Junta meet for CHSAA Class 2A football state championship

Hayden Farmer’s 32 passing touchdowns are already a single-season Bayfield record. He will look to throw a few more Saturday in the state championship game against La Junta.
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