La Salle High School claimed their first ever state football title Friday night defeating Macedonia Nordonia 55-20 (FOX19)
The Lancers broke two Division II state championship records in the victory (FOX19)
COLUMBUS, OH (FOX19) -
La Salle High School claimed their first ever state football title Friday night defeating Macedonia Nordonia 55-20.
The Lancers broke two Division II state championship records in the victory. They recorded the most touchdowns with eight (previous record was seven), and most points scored with 55 (previous record was 50).
The rushing attack rushed for a combined 247 yards and combined for five touchdowns. Junior Jeremy Larkin had 104 yards on the ground with two touchdowns, Jarell White rushed for 66 yards and one touchdown and Eric Greene had 31 yards and one touchdown.
"I can't even put into words how I feel right now. I've dreamed this a thousand times and actually doing it is incredible. I don't even know how to put it into words," Larkin said after the game.
Quarterback Nick Watson was 4-of-5 passing for 72 yards and a touchdown. Watson also had 43 yards on the ground and a touchdown.
"I love celebrating with these guys. I love these guys. Those guys are my brothers man. It's a good feeling," Watson said.
Nordonia's quarterback David Murray passed for 251 yards and two touchdown for the Knights. Alex Alders had 103 yards receiving and a touchdown for Nordonia.
"I'm certainly proud of the things we accomplished this year and being 14-1 and now being state champions. You know, it's an unbelievable feeling," head coach Nate Moore said after the game.