NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The Zachary Broncos shut out Ponchatoula in the second half to bring home their fourth 5-A State Championship in seven years.
The Broncos ended their season unblemished at 15-0. Quarterback Eli Holstein connected with Connor Wisham early in the game for a touchdown. The Texas A&M commitment Holstein was the Bronco’s MVP. He completed 13 of 30 passes for 257 yards and two touchdowns.
Ponchatoula’s Brayton Johnson finished with two rushing touchdowns. Green Wave’s quarterback Nolan Tribble set a Class 5A title-game record by throwing 53 passes, completing 25 for 307 yards and one touchdown. Tribble earned Ponchatoula’s title-game MVP.
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