COLUMBUS—State Representative Ron Young (R-Leroy Twp.) honored the Kirtland high school football team as the 2018 Division VI State Champion on the House floor during a session of the Ohio House of Representatives.
Led by Coach Tiger LaVerde, the Hornets finished the year with a 15-0 record, and the team was honored for its fourth state championship on November 20th, defeating Marion Local 13-7 to capture the Division VI title.
“Whether on the football field or in the classroom, Kirtland High School stands for excellence,” said Rep. Young. “I’m proud to represent this extraordinary institution.”
On the House floor with the team were Coach Tiger, Assistant Coach John Lipps and Kirtland high school principal, Scott Amstutz.