Carthage Earns First State Title Berth

Sports Connection

O’FALLON, Mo — The Carthage Tigers are in the Class 5 State Championship for the first time in school history after a 20-17 win over Ft. Zumwalt North on Saturday.

Carthage’s hero was Junior QB Patrick Carlton. Carlton scored all three touchdowns on Saturday, the final one coming in the last two minutes of the game.

Tigers (11-2) will play for the Class 5 Title next Saturday in Columbia vs. Jackson (12-0) at 7:00 pm.

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