WEBB CITY, Mo. — The Webb City football cards host the Class 5 state semifinal Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium. They are hosting the Jackson, Missouri, Indians. The Indians won the 2020 Class 5 State Championship.

The Cardinals had a strong first half that placed them in the lead that they never gave up. Webb City is the winner 35 – 21.

Now they will play Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. in Columbia, Mo. for the Class 5 State Championship.

KODE 12 Sports Shea Schrader spoke with Webb City Coach John Roderique after the game. He thanked his wife and family first of all for being so patient with him and supporting him all these years. We had a chance to catch them getting a family photo directly after the interview.

Webb City Coach John Roderique and his family after the Webb City Class 5 State Semifinal win on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at Cardinal Stadium.

Follow Shea Schrader of KODE 12 Sports on twitter for the latest updates on any local sports. She tweeted during the game updates you see below.

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