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Bolingbrook tops Loyola in 8A
 

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Bolingbrook tops Loyola in 8A
  • Bolingbrook's Aaron Bailey (15) and Robert Bain (55) accept the championship trophy after beating Loyola Academy 21-17 in the Class 8A state championship football game Saturday in Champaign.

    Bolingbrook's Aaron Bailey (15) and Robert Bain (55) accept the championship trophy after beating Loyola Academy 21-17 in the Class 8A state championship football game Saturday in Champaign. Associated Press

  • Bolingbrook's Aaron Bailey (15) finds a hole in the Loyola Academy defense for a 33-yard touchdown run.

    Bolingbrook's Aaron Bailey (15) finds a hole in the Loyola Academy defense for a 33-yard touchdown run. Associated Press

  • Loyola Academy Philip Spagnolo (72) hugs teammate Malcom Weaver (2) after Weaver's touchdown against Bolingbrook.

    Loyola Academy Philip Spagnolo (72) hugs teammate Malcom Weaver (2) after Weaver's touchdown against Bolingbrook. Associated Press

  • Loyola Academy's Malcom Weaver reaches the end zone against Bolingbrook in the Class 8A championship game Saturday.

    Loyola Academy's Malcom Weaver reaches the end zone against Bolingbrook in the Class 8A championship game Saturday. Associated Press

Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN --Led by 2 rushing touchdowns from quarterback Aaron Bailey and a defense that played well all night, Bolingbrook won its first football state title with a 21-17 victory against Loyola Academy on Saturday in the Class 8A championship game.

Bailey scored on runs of 10 and 33 as part of a 149-yard rushing night. His second touchdown came with five minutes left in the game and pushed the Raiders (13-1) past the Ramblers (13-1) for good.

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Tied at 14 late in the third quarter, Loyola had taken the lead on a 40-yard field goal by Will Cushwa.

Reed Michalek led the Ramblers with 48 yards rushing and Willy Palivos added 45. Ramblers quarterback Malcolm Weaver threw for 99 yards for Loyola, which managed just 182 yards. Luke Ford made 12 tackles for the Ramblers.

Xavier Perkins had 6 catches for 119 yards for Bolingbrook.

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