Dominant first half propels Carthage past Nixa in district championship

Carthage’s Patrick Carlton pushes through for yards as he tries to break the tackle of Nixa’s defender Riley Childs during their Class 5 District 6 championship game on Friday night at David Haffer Stadium in Carthage. Globe|Israel Perez

The Carthage High School football team is aiming to win its first championship in program history, as it faces off against unbeaten Jackson in Class 5. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

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