The Cardinals secured a 21-14 victory when Shawnee quarterback Brad Jarzab lofted a fourth-down pass to the left corner of the end zone, but cornerback Ryan Farragher jumped and tipped the ball away from Tyler Sherrock at the last moment.
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Marcus McWilson of Cardinal Mooney (4) runs with an interception Friday during the state Division III football championship at Fawcett Stadium in Canton. Pictured with McWilson is teammate Joe Deniro (6). Cardinal Mooney held off Springfield Shawnee, 21-14, to win the championship. For details on the Cardinals’ eighth state title, see Page 1D.