MADISON, Wis. — Things looked challenging for Bangor High School's football team heading into the Division 7 state championship.

    Across the line, fifth-ranked Black Hawk had a pair of backs with a combined 3,000 yards and 52 touchdowns this season.

    The No. 3-ranked Cardinals didn't care, holding those two backs to 152 yards on 22 carries and two TDs in winning their third state title in the past three seasons.

    Bangor (14-0), which is now 51-2 in the past four seasons, scored 21 unanswered second half points in the 37-14 win at Camp Randall.

    "I was a little surprised. I didn't think we'd score 37," Bangor coach Rick Muellenberg said."I thought maybe we could get to the mid-20s against them."

    Luke Reader rushed 26 times for 185 yards with two TDs, while teammate Carter Hortsman added 144 yards on 11 carries and three scores.

    Reader scored on the second play from scrimmage, going 57 yards for the touchdown and an 8-0 lead.

    Black Hawk (13-1) was intercepted three times, including on its second play from scrimmage and, again, with 20 second left in the first half 20 yards from the end zone.

    The Cardinals rushed 57 times for 423 yards and outgained Black Hawks 488-282. They also had 23 first downs to Black Hawks' 13.

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