Carthage hands Ft. Zumwalt North first loss, earns spot in state title game
The Tigers beat the Panthers 20-17 Saturday
O'FALLON, Mo. — The Carthage Tigers are headed to the state championship game for the first time in team history.
The Tigers handed previously-undefeated Fort Zumwalt North its first loss on Saturday, beating the Panthers 20-17 in the Class 5 semifinals.
Quarterback Patrick Carlton had three rushing touchdowns on Saturday to lead the Tigers to their three-point win.
Carthage (11-2) will face Jackson (13-0) in the Class 5 state championship game next Saturday at 7:00 PM in Columbia.
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