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.