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Joey Morley, a freshman trumpet player in the Bartram Trail High marching band, brought a lot of holiday cheer to the football game with Friday night Christmas lights, a gingerbread man sweater and gold garlands. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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Bartram Trail's defense stops Plant's Kaelen Skipper (27) in the second quarter. Bartram Trail High hosted Plant in the Class 7A state semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

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The Bartram Trail High Bears beat the Plant Panters in the Class 7A state semifinals 34-29 on Friday, December 1, 2017. The Bears now move on to the state championship. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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Bartram Trail's wide receiver Kevin Maurer (3) celebrates his second quarter touchdown to put the Bears up 28-7. Bartram Trail High hosted Plant in the Class 7A state semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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Bartram Trail's quarterback Joey Gatewood (2) runs past Plant's Smoke Mungin (21) in the second quarter. Bartram Trail High hosted Plant in the Class 7A state semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

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Bartram Trail's quarterback Riley Smith (11) runs around the end in the second quarter. Bartram Trail High hosted Plant in the Class 7A state semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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Plant's Alex Carvajal (2) touchdown cut Bartram Trail's lead to 14-7 in the first quarter. Bartram Trail High hosted Plant in the Class 7A state semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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Bartram Trail's quarterback Joey Gatewood (2) scores early in the first quarter to put the Bears up 7-0. Bartram Trail High hosted Plant in the Class 7A state semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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Bartram Trail's defensive back Timothy Adams (8) scores on a pick-six in first quarter to put the Bears up 14-0. Bartram Trail High hosted Plant in the Class 7A state semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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The Bartram Trail High Bears beat the Plant Panters in the Class 7A state semifinals 34-29 on Friday, December 1, 2017. The Bears now move on to the state championship. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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The Bartram Trail High Bears beat the Plant Panters in the Class 7A state semifinals 34-29 on Friday, December 1, 2017. The Bears now move on to the state championship. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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The Bartram Trail High Bears beat the Plant Panters in the Class 7A state semifinals 34-29 on Friday, December 1, 2017. The Bears now move on to the state championship. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union)

by: Bruce Lipsky

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The Bartram Trail High Bears beat the Plant Panters in the Class 7A state semifinals 34-29 on Friday, December 1, 2017. The Bears now move on to the state championship.  |  Buy Photos