Northwestern neutralized the nation’s most explosive offense. Then the Wildcats made sure two third-quarter goals stood up to secure the program’s first national championship.
Tayshaun Butler ran for 231 yards, quarterback Drake McDaniel accounted for four scores and Brookville blazed its way into the Region 3C Championship with a 50-21 victory over Heritage.
The night started with a dedication to a former coach. It ended with the current one wearing all smiles.