St. Ansgar Jumps Out Early and Hangs on to Beat St. Albert for 1A Title


November 19th, 2011 by Chris Parks

St. Ansgar jumped out to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter and held on to beat previously unbeaten St. Albert of Council Bluffs 25-15 in the 1A State Championship game at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls on Saturday morning.

St. Albert held the advantage in nearly every statistical category but had three turnovers in the ballgame that helped St. Ansgar take the victory.  John Sievert had 25 carries for 125 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win.

St. Ansgar finishes their championship season at 12-2, while St. Albert ended at 13-1.