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By Cody Warren
The Chronicle 

Undefeated, undisputed 5A state champs

SWEET REPEAT

 

December 5, 2019

Cody Warren/The Chronicle

Thurston Colts running back and game MVP Wesley Kommer, #36, celebrates with his team while offensive lineman Grant Starck hoists the 5A State Championship trophy

ROSEBURG – The Thurston Colts defeated the Crater Comets on Saturday night to win their second straight Oregon 5A State Football Championship, becoming the first team to do so from Lane County since Coburg High School won back-to-back state titles in 1952 and 1953.

Fans packed into Roseburg High School's Finlay Field, despite the 38-degree temperature and periodic rain showers, to watch what would be a defensive battle between two typically high-scoring teams.

Neither team has scored less than 20 points in any other game this season. However, the cold and wet field caused both teams to...



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