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Lebanon routs Camdenton for third straight district championship

‘Jackets will host state quarterfinal game for first time in school history


Lebanon head coach Will Christian stopped his team before walking up to the locker room and had each player take a knee on the sideline.

With all eyes peeled on the legendary coach, Christian delivered a simple but effective message to his group with a 28-7 lead at Bob Shore Stadium on Friday night.

“Zero-to-Zero,” he said. “Stay hungry.”

The Yellowjackets stayed hungry as they served a dish of revenge to the Camdenton Lakers to win the Class 5 District 5 championship, 55-14.

The win comes four weeks after the Lakers beat LHS 45-28. It marks the third-straight district championship won by the ‘Jackets.

“Our kids did a great job of not getting themselves wrapped up in the drama and all the different stuff,” said Christian. “We tackled much better, our secondary did a good job against a challenging situation, and our pass rush was excellent.

Full story in Saturday's LCR.