Chardon wins first Ohio high school football championship in 26 years

chardon high school footballTwitter photo by @OHSAAsports
gamestrat high school football sideline instant replay

Chardon needed double-overtime to beat St. Francis DeSales 31-28 for Ohio’s Division III high school football state championship. It was the Hilltoppers first state championship since 1994.

It wasn’t an easy task for Chardon, which trailed by 14 points in the fourth quarter.

The Hilltoppers tied the game up at 28-28 with just over two minutes to go.

A 49-yard field Chardon field goal could have ended this one in regulation.

In the first overtime, each team blocked the other’s FG attempt.

In the second overtime, Chardon took the lead 31-28.

St. Francis DeSales had a chance to send it to a third overtime.

Click here to see boxscore

No More Fumbles

Play Football

nfl play football

About the Author

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.