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Denison Yellow Jackets 49, Sherman 24
By Kevin Bartram/buzzphotos.com
Nov 11, 2017
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Sherman -- The Denison Yellow Jackets defeated the Sherman Bearcats, 49-24, in the  119th meeting of the Battle of the Axe on Friday night.

Sherman had the only points in the opening period on a field goal, but Denison went on to score 42 points in the next two periods to post a 25-point win over Sherman.

This was Denison's fifth consecutive win over its rival.

Both teams advance to the playoffs.

Sherman quarterback Blaise Bentsen is tackled by Denison defenders.

Denison quarterback Austin Emery is pressured by Shermanís Cody Hunter.

Shermanís Nathan Omayebu is grabbed by Denisonís Cade Gordy.

Denisonís Bryan Roberts is brought down by Sherman defenders.

Shermanís Cody Hunter runs against Denison.

Sherman quarterback Blaise Bentsen passes against Denison.

Denisonís Ty Mcfail celebrates after the Yellowjackets defeated Sherman in the Battle of the Axe game Friday night in Sherman.

Denison players celebrate after the Yellowjackets defeated Sherman in the Battle of the Axe game Friday night in Sherman.

photos by Kevin Bartram / www.BuzzzPhotos.com