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November 24, 2012

Webb City takes Class 4 football championship 49-14

Third state championship in a row

ST. LOUIS — Webb City adds a 20yd run by Trey Parra, Cardinals lead 49-14, just 57 seconds left.

Helias three incomplete passes, turn over to Webb City on downs.

Cards advance inside the 5 yd. line. Cardinals fumble at the 1, Helias recovers with 3:39 remaining.

Great TD catch by Helias' Hale Hentges to cut the Webb City lead to 42-14. 6:09 remaining.

Helias advance stopped. Punts to WC. Phoenix Johnson runs to 43. 2:16 3Q

3rd and goal, Cooper Smith scores. Easley's extra point good, Webb City 42 - 7, 5:29 3Q

Cardinal first down at Helias 27. Roderique runs to 6 yd line. First and goal.

Webb City takes kickoff to start 3Q and advances to midfield, now at 39 of Helias.

Webb City with 289 yards of offense at the half. Johnson has rushed for 100. JR2 has 91 pass, 90 rush, 4 total TDs

At the half, Webb City 35, Helias 7.

Helias on scoreboard with a 47 yard march. Extra point good. Webb City 35 - Helias 7, 17 seconds left.

Helias at 3, with 28 seconds in the 2Q.

Helias to the 15 yard line, call time out. 1 minute plus left in 2Q

Phoenix Johnson runs for TD. Easley's extra point is good. Webb City 35 - Helias 0, 4:21 2Q

Helias' 47yd FG attempt is blocked. Webb City takes over at own 46. Blocked by Nathaniel Brown.

Roderique runs for TD, kick is good, Webb City 28-0 8:28 2Q

Helias punts, Phoenix Johnson takes to their own 32 at end of 1Q. Webb City 21-0

John Roderique goes for the goal. at 1:10 1Q Easley kicks the extra point, Webb City 21-0

Helias punts, Cardinals takes posession at 36 of Helias.

Helias takes possession at their own 20.

Cardinals take over at their own 47. Pass to Slaughter for TD, score extra point, Webb City 14-0 at 5;20 in 1Q

John Roderique scores from 38 yds out to put Webb City up 7-0 over Helias. 7:27 1Q

Time out Cardinals, no score 1Q.

Webb City holds Helias on first set. Webb City takes possession.

Webb City wins the coin toss, choose to kick off to Helias.

Webb City's 1992 state championship team is honored on the field prior to the game. St. Louis Ram's Grant Wistrom was on that team.

Webb City plays Jefferson City Helias for the Class 4 championship at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.

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