NEWTON — Crest High head football coach Nick McAnulty was hardly alone two weeks ago in predicting the team that defeated the Lancers in the Eight Man-II state playoffs stood a good chance of winning the state title.
Sure enough, Hanover capped its dominating playoff run Saturday, pulling away from previously top-ranked St. Francis to win the state title, 46-24.
It’s the sixth state championship for Hanover since 2008.
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