Images: Montini falls to Joliet Catholic in 5A football finals

 
 
Updated 11/24/2018 8:34 PM
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Montini fell 35-27 to Joliet Catholic during the IHSA Class 5A state football finals at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.

Montini's Colin Baker, left, consoles teammate Robert Brazziel following their 35-27 loss to Joliet Catholic in the Class 5A state football championship at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
  Montini's Colin Baker, left, consoles teammate Robert Brazziel following their 35-27 loss to Joliet Catholic in the Class 5A state football championship at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Montini's Scott West, middle, holds his team's second-place trophy while standing with Mike McNicholas, left, and Jackson Bruscianelli during the Class 5A state football championship at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
  Montini's Scott West, middle, holds his team's second-place trophy while standing with Mike McNicholas, left, and Jackson Bruscianelli during the Class 5A state football championship at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Montini's Nick Fedanzo carries the ball for a first-quarter touchdown against Joliet Catholic during the Class 5A state football championship at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
  Montini's Nick Fedanzo carries the ball for a first-quarter touchdown against Joliet Catholic during the Class 5A state football championship at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Montini's C.J. Bufkin, middle, celebrates a fumble recovery with teammates Fred Stokes, left, and DiAndre Harris.
  Montini's C.J. Bufkin, middle, celebrates a fumble recovery with teammates Fred Stokes, left, and DiAndre Harris.
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Montini's Nick Fedanzo, right, celebrates a second-quarter touchdown with teammates Montini's Jeremiah Banks-Wall, middle, and Nate Muersch.
  Montini's Nick Fedanzo, right, celebrates a second-quarter touchdown with teammates Montini's Jeremiah Banks-Wall, middle, and Nate Muersch.
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Montini quarterback Robert Brazziel throws a pass.
  Montini quarterback Robert Brazziel throws a pass.
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Joliet Catholic's Nick Iannantone carries the ball for a touchdown.
  Joliet Catholic's Nick Iannantone carries the ball for a touchdown.
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Montini takes the field prior to the Class 5A state football championship game against Joliet Catholic at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
  Montini takes the field prior to the Class 5A state football championship game against Joliet Catholic at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday.
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Montini's Zach Olson carries the ball.
  Montini's Zach Olson carries the ball.
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Montini's Nick Fedanzo carries the ball for a touchdown.
  Montini's Nick Fedanzo carries the ball for a touchdown.
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Joliet Catholic's Keenan Hailey scores a touchdown as his team takes a 35-27 lead over Montini.
  Joliet Catholic's Keenan Hailey scores a touchdown as his team takes a 35-27 lead over Montini.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Montini's Robert Brazziel reacts to his team's 35-27 loss to Joliet Catholic.
  Montini's Robert Brazziel reacts to his team's 35-27 loss to Joliet Catholic.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
The ball is loose as Montini's Robert Brazziel (7) and his team succeed in recovering their own fumble during the fourth quarter.
  The ball is loose as Montini's Robert Brazziel (7) and his team succeed in recovering their own fumble during the fourth quarter.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Joliet Catholic's Max Briscoe (45) breaks up a pass intended for Montini's Nick Fedanzo (24) in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter.
  Joliet Catholic's Max Briscoe (45) breaks up a pass intended for Montini's Nick Fedanzo (24) in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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