Lamar tops Blair Oaks 69-41 for Class 2 title

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Levi Petersen ran for 254 yards and four touchdowns to lead Lamar to a 69-41 win over Blair Oaks in Missouri’s Class 2 state championship game on Saturday.

Lamar (13-2) won its second successive title. It beat Lafayette County 49-19 in last year’s championship contest.

Petersen, who finishes the season with 38 touchdowns, scored twice in 85 seconds in the fourth quarter to erase a 34-33 deficit. His 7-yard run with 9:46 remaining put Lamar in front for good 41-34.

Blair Oaks (13-2), located in Jefferson City, was making its first title game appearance since 2007. It won championships in 2004 and 2006.

Blair Oaks defeated the Holden Eagles 46-32 in the semi-final game to advance to the championship match against Lamar.

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