Parkview Baptist wins state title in Division II
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Reggie Hayes' 37-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Ruffin with less than two minutes remaining proved to be the game winner as Parkview Baptist defeated St. Thomas More 24-21 in the Louisiana Division II state championship game Friday night.
Hayes drove the Eagles (10-3) down the field and Ruffin took a short pass and raced all the way to the end zone for the lead.
Caleb Meaux sealed the victory for the Eagles with an interception of William Bellamy's pass.
The Cougars (10-3) took a 21-17 lead when Bellamy connected with Gabe LeBouef for a 37-yard touchdown pass, capping an eight-play, 91-yard drive.
Parkview Baptist's Connor Joffrion ran 2 yards to give Parkview Baptist a 17-14 lead.