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Sentinel Defeats West 24-15 to Earn First State Football Title Since 1972

The Sentinel Spartans defeated the Billings West Golden Bears 24-15 on Friday to win their first state football title since 1972. (SWX)
The Sentinel Spartans defeated the Billings West Golden Bears 24-15 on Friday to win their first state football title since 1972. (SWX)
Vince Bagby SWX
The Spartans can party like it’s 1972 as Sentinel football defeated Billings West 24-15 on Friday night to win their first state championship in 48 years.

Sentinel finishes their championship season with a perfect 10-0 record, while West comes up just short of a title with a 9-1 record. The Spartans led 14-12 at halftime and increased that lead to 24-15 to start the fourth quarter after an 8-yard touchdown connection from QB Dayton Bay to receiver Zac Crews. Sentinel senior and UM Grizzly commit Jace Klucewich came up huge on defense with a pair of fourth quarter interceptions to thwart any comeback attempt by the Golden Bears.

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