Union Scores Late to Beat Decorah in 3A Title Game


November 19th, 2011 by Chris Parks

Union scored on a 36-yard touchdown pass from Jay Scheel to Bradley Gallup with 6:12 remaining in the game to win the class 3A state football championship over Decorah 21-14 on Saturday evening in Cedar Falls.  Scheel also ran in the two point conversion to cap that final scoring possession.

Wes Burnside carried 25 times for 127 yards and a touchdown for Union in the win, who finished the championship season at 12-2. 

Decorah was led by Josey Jewell who rushed for 67 yards and 2 touchdowns in the loss.  Decorah finished the season at 11-3.