PHOTOS: Flathead falls to West in Class AA championship

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  • Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) hauls in a reception on the Braves’ last drive in the fourth quarter of a 20-14 loss to Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defensive back Lucas Gibb (7) breaks up a pass intended for Flathead tight end Jestin Bulik (18) on fourth down in the fourth quarter of the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)b

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    Flathead running back Blake Counts (24) breaks free on a fourth-quarter run that would put the Braves in scoring position down 20-14 in the Class AA state championship against Billings West at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) tosses a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) hauls in a reception on the Braves’ last drive in the fourth quarter of a 20-14 loss to Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead head coach Kyle Samson yells to his team from the sideline during the Class AA state championship against Billings West at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) is stopped short of the end zone on third down run on the Braves last drive in the fourth quarter against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West running back Demarcus Carr (2) looks for running room in the fourth quarter against Flathead in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) catches a fourth-quarter touchdown reception from quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) celebrates with teammates after a first-half touchdown run againstbb Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) scores on a first-half touchdown run against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead linebacker Tanner Russell (44) sacks Billings West quarterback Josh Erbacher (1) in the third quarter of the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead running back Blake Counts (24) breaks a fourth-quarter run against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead’s Max Anderson (58) talks to his teammates before their matchup with Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defenders Trevin Gradney (27, back) and Lucas Gibb (7) break up a pass intended for Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones in the third quarter of the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead running back Blake Counts (24) breaks free on a fourth-quarter run that would put the Braves in scoring position down 20-14 in the Class AA state championship against Billings West at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) looks to pass in the third quarter against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) is stopped short of the end zone on a third down run in the fourth quarter on the Braves’ last drive against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defensive backs Jesse Owens (3, back) and Lucas Gibb (7) break up a pas intended for Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) catches a pass in the first half against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defensive backs Jesse Owens (3, back) and Lucas Gibb (7) break up a pas intended for Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead kicker Eric Gardner (25) attempts a field goal in the first half against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West quarterback Josh Erbacher (1) is pulled down by Flathead defender Logan Siblerud (1) in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) heads upfield after a reception in the second quarter against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West quarterback Josh Erbacher (1) scrambles for a gain against Flathead in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

  • Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) hauls in a reception on the Braves’ last drive in the fourth quarter of a 20-14 loss to Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defensive back Lucas Gibb (7) breaks up a pass intended for Flathead tight end Jestin Bulik (18) on fourth down in the fourth quarter of the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)b

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    Flathead running back Blake Counts (24) breaks free on a fourth-quarter run that would put the Braves in scoring position down 20-14 in the Class AA state championship against Billings West at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) tosses a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) hauls in a reception on the Braves’ last drive in the fourth quarter of a 20-14 loss to Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead head coach Kyle Samson yells to his team from the sideline during the Class AA state championship against Billings West at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) is stopped short of the end zone on third down run on the Braves last drive in the fourth quarter against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West running back Demarcus Carr (2) looks for running room in the fourth quarter against Flathead in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) catches a fourth-quarter touchdown reception from quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) celebrates with teammates after a first-half touchdown run againstbb Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) scores on a first-half touchdown run against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead linebacker Tanner Russell (44) sacks Billings West quarterback Josh Erbacher (1) in the third quarter of the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead running back Blake Counts (24) breaks a fourth-quarter run against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead’s Max Anderson (58) talks to his teammates before their matchup with Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defenders Trevin Gradney (27, back) and Lucas Gibb (7) break up a pass intended for Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones in the third quarter of the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead running back Blake Counts (24) breaks free on a fourth-quarter run that would put the Braves in scoring position down 20-14 in the Class AA state championship against Billings West at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) looks to pass in the third quarter against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead quarterback Jaden MacNeil (15) is stopped short of the end zone on a third down run in the fourth quarter on the Braves’ last drive against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defensive backs Jesse Owens (3, back) and Lucas Gibb (7) break up a pas intended for Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) catches a pass in the first half against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West defensive backs Jesse Owens (3, back) and Lucas Gibb (7) break up a pas intended for Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead kicker Eric Gardner (25) attempts a field goal in the first half against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West quarterback Josh Erbacher (1) is pulled down by Flathead defender Logan Siblerud (1) in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Flathead wide receiver Anthony Jones (8) heads upfield after a reception in the second quarter against Billings West in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Billings West quarterback Josh Erbacher (1) scrambles for a gain against Flathead in the Class AA state championship at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

Photos from Flathead’s 20-14 loss to Billings West in the Class AA state championship game at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium in Billings on Friday night.

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