Oak Grove defeats Grand Lake to win 1A championship

Oak Grove defeats Grand Lake to win 1A championship
Grand Lake and Oak Grove play for the Class 1A state football championship in Natchitoches . (Source: Brady Renard)

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KPLC) - Perennial powerhouse Oak Grove held on to win a second straight state championship Monday, defeating Grand Lake 33-7 in the Class 1A state championship game.

Ron Craten was named Oak Grove’s Most Outstanding Player, running for nearly 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Oak Grove scored midway through the second quarter and held Grand Lake at the goal line just before halftime to lead 7-0.

Oak Grove added another touchdown in the third before Grand Lake got on the board.

But Oak Grove returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown to take a 21-7 lead.

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