The Battle High School Spartans faced the Francis Howell North Knights in the first round of the Class 5 District 4 playoffs Friday. Battle defeated Howell North 54-19 in regulation. The Spartans will face the winner of Fort Zumwalt North and Smith-Cotten next Friday in the district championship game.

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