St. Mary’s won their fourth state title in the last five years when they defeated Fargo Shanley 31-12 in the Class AA championship.
The game was a defensive battle until the later parts of the second quarter. St. Mary’s scored 14 points before halftime and led 14-0 at the break.
In the second half, the Saints outscored Shanley 17-12 over the last 24 minutes.
St. Mary’s wins their fourth Class AA state championship.