Clinton-Massie jumped out to a 19-0 lead after the first frame to hold onto a 46-36 victory over St. Clairsville to gain their first state championship in school history.
The Division IV title tilt featured a pair of first time participants in the championship contest. The Falcons' prefer to run their offense on the ground while St. Clairsville features a more balanced attack.
Clinton-Massie's running back Bayle Wolf toted the ball 24 times for 220 yards while catching a touchdown pass for 36 yards. Wolfe scored five touchdowns (4 rushing/1 receiving). The Falcons (15-0) gained 408 stripes on the ground as a team.
St. Clairsville (14-1) fell for the first time this season. First-team all-state quarterback Matt Kinnick completed 21 of 39 for 437 yards and 4 scores. Kinnick's receiving tandem of Jerrid Marhefka (272 yards) and Dan Monteroso (143 yards) each had 9 catches a piece.