Aquinas wins first ever state football title

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

ATLANTA, Ga (WRDW) -- For the first time in school history, Aquinas has won a state football title, beating Calvary Day 27-7 in the Class A private schools final this afternoon in the Georgia Dome.

The Cavaliers jumped out to an early 7-0 lead only to see the Irish score the next 27 points. First it was Ruben Garnett scoring on a 37-yard touchdown run. Then it was Liam Welch to Daniel Lindsey for back to back touchdown passes. One covering 12 yards, the next 42 yards.

John Morris capped off the scoring with a 33-yard touchdown run giving the Irish the winning margin.

Aquinas defense picked off Calvarly Day several times lifting them to the title.

This marks Aquinas' first football state title as they finish the year 14-0.

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