HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Clairton High School has won its third straight PIAA Class A football championship with a 35-19 triumph over Southern Columbia.
The victory Friday at Hersheypark Stadium was the 47th straight for Clairton. That's the longest active high school football winning streak in the nation.
Clairton finished 16-0 for the second straight season. The Bears lost their season-opening game in 2009 to Laurel, but won their remaining 15 games that year.
Southern Columbia finished its season at 14-2. It had won a PIAA-record five straight Class A championship games from 2002 through 2006.
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