Bingham comes up short against Florida’s Booker T. Washington

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by Jeff Fisher

Logo for Burger King State Champions Bowl SeriesBingham, which finished just outside of High School Football America final Top 25, almost knocked-off the #6 team in the nation in the inaugural Burger King State Champions Bowl Series Saturday played at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.

In the nightcap of a tripleheader featuring state champs from Florida, Utah and Washington, Booker T. Washington needed overtime to extend its win streak to 41 straight with a 34-28 comeback win over Utah’s 5A champs.  It is the second time this season that Bingham has lost to a national Top 10 team. The Miners lost to #3 Bishop Gorman 23-20 at the start of the year.

The Deseret News reports that Bingham was led by running back Cameron Smith‘s three touchdowns.

The game marked the end of Bingham head coach Dave Peck‘s career. Peck is retiring after five Utah state championships.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.