In one of the most exciting Idaho high school football state championships of all-time, Rigby, No. 2 in the High School Football America Idaho Top 5, beat No. 1 Coeur d’Alene 57-56 in double overtime to win the Class 5A championship.
Rigby was constantly fighting from behind — 21-13, 28-13, 35-20 and 42-27.
Quarterback Keegan Thompson led the way in the comebacks by completing 20-of-32 for 289 yards and six touchdowns. He also ran for 122 yards.
Kuna won the 4A state championship with a 49-35 win over Blackfoot. The Kaveman finished a perfect season behind quarterback Sean Austin, who completed 21 of 30 passes for 326 yards and three touchdowns in the championship game.
Sugar-Salem won another 3A state title. The Diggers went back-to-back with a 48-14 win over Homedale.
West Side captured the 2A state championship with a 14-13 win over McCall-Donnelly. It is the school’s first state football championship.
Idaho High School Football Championship Scores
Class 1A Division I 8-Man
Prairie 26 Lost River 6
Class 1A Division II 8-Man
Lighthouse Christian 34 Carey 28 (OT)