2019 Indiana high school football state championships recap

bishop chatard high school footballBishop Chatard won its 14th Indiana high school football championship. Twitter by @IHSAA1
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Carmel won its captured its eighth overall Indiana high school football state championship with a 20-17 win over Center Grove in the Class 6A in the state title game at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The loss ended an incredible postseason run for Center Grove, which entered the playoffs with a 4-5 record.

Read a game recap from the IHSAA

In 5A, defending state champ New Palestine, ranked No. 107 in our latest national rankings, goes back-to-back. The Dragons beat Valparaiso 27-20 in a battle of unbeatens.

Recap of 5A championship game

For the second time in three years, Evansville Memorial is a state champ. After winning the 3A state title in 2017, the Tigers captured the 4A title with a 20-3 victory over East Noble.

Read 4A game recap by IHSAA

Bishop Chatard set an Indiana high school football state championship record with the school’s 14th overall title. That’s the most high school football state championships in the Hoosier State.

Chatard beat Heritage Hills 34-3 for the 3A title.

Recap of the 3A title game by IHSAA

In 2A, Western Boone has now won back-to-back state titles. In a rematch of last year’s title game, WB beat Eastbrook 34-20.

Recap of 2A title title game from the IHSAA

And, in Class A, Lafayette Central Catholic won its eighth state title by scoring a 2-point conversion with ten seconds to go against Indianapolis Lutheran. Clark Barrett’s 2-point pass to Reece BucheΒ gave LCC to a 29-28 victory.

IHSAA Class A recap

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