No. 68 Carencro snaps No. 28 Edna Karr’s run of four Louisiana Class 4A high school football championships

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The streak is over.

Carencro beat Edna Karr 35-19 Tuesday night for the Louisiana Class 4A championship, which snaps Karr’s run of four straight state titles. The Cougars were looking to tie John Curtis’ state-record of five straight state titles.

Karr, ranked No. 28 in the latest High School Football America 100 national rankings powered by BlackMP Living Water, took at 13-7 into the halftime locker room.

The start of the second half saw Carencro score on its first three possessions to open-up an insurmountable lead.

The Cougars would get as close as 22-19 in the second half.

Carencro, which entered the state title game ranked No. 68 in our national rankings, wins its first state title since 1992. The win snapped Karr’s streak of 24 consecutive playoff wins.

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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.