Bartlett wins Alaska Division I state championship

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Bartlett (8-3) beat West (6-5) 40-33 Saturday to win the Alaska Division I state championship. Bartlett running back Hunter Cargill scored from 6-yards out for the game-winning touchdown with just :12 second left.

The Golden Bears used a solid ground game with Jontay Edwards carrying the ball 46 times for 254 yards and two touchdowns and Cargill rushing for three touchdowns, including the game-winner, with 183 yards on 27 carries.

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It’s Bartlett’s first state title since 2009. West, which has won three titles since 2010, was playing in its fifth straight state title game.

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