Warren JFK wins Division VII State Title

The victory seals up the second state title in the history of the Eagles' football program

Warren JFK Division VII State Champions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Warren JFK has won the Division VII State Championship with a 24-6 victory over Minster at the Horseshoe in Columbus.  It is the Eagles’ second state title in program history.  JFK finishes its storied season with a record of 14-1.

The  Wildcats struck first late in the first quarter, fueled by a 42-yard pass completion from Jared Huelsman to Isaac Schmiesing.  Huelsman later punched it in for a 1-yard touchdown run.  The PAT was no-good, but Minster had a 6-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Following a Ryan Lee interception, Kennedy got on the scoreboard.  Greg Valent punched it in for a one-yard touchdown.  The extra-point made it 7-6 JFK halfway through the second quarter.

The Eagles increased their lead late in the second quarter when Justin Bofenkamp connected on a 29-yard field goal which gave the Eagles a 10-6 advantage at halftime.

JFK increased its lead when Evan Boyd reached across for a one-yard TD run, giving the Eagles a 17-6 lead late in the third quarter.

Boyd found the endzone again late in the fourth quarter with a 39-yard touchdown run to increase the Eagles’ lead to 24-6.

Boyd finished the game with 166 rushing yards on 36 carries with two touchdowns.  Greg Valent added 44 yards on the ground with a touchdown.

Minster was led by Quarterback Jared Huelsman who tallied 53 rushing yards.  He also completed 8-23 passes for 79 yards.  The Wildcats end the season with a record of 10-5.


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