Paonia wins state title
Paonia High School’s football team avenged its only loss of the season today, beating Centauri 32-24 to win the Class 1A state championship.
The Eagles (12-1) last won a state title in 1959, beating Windsor 7-0 for the Class A championship.
Sophomore quarterback Taylor Walters threw a 29-yard touchdown late in the third quarter, and the defense stopped Centauri on fourth down with seven minutes to play to seal the victory.
For more on the game, pick up Sunday’s Daily Sentinel or go to GJSentinel.com overnight.