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.
Edna Karr with a touchdown just before halftime!— LHSAA (@LHSAAsports) December 30, 2020
Carencro 7 • Edna Karr 13
Extra point is blocked
:7 left in the first half pic.twitter.com/8gn7ym2ELV
The start of the second half saw Carencro score on its first three possessions to open-up an insurmountable lead.
Carencro extends their lead!— LHSAA (@LHSAAsports) December 30, 2020
Carencro 22 • Edna Karr 13 pic.twitter.com/u2eC51kgp9
The Cougars would get as close as 22-19 in the second half.
Edna Karr comes back with a touchdown of their own!— LHSAA (@LHSAAsports) December 30, 2020
Carencro 22 • Edna Karr 19
3:55 remaining in the 3rd quarter pic.twitter.com/QPIjuCkeAj
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.