2014 KHSAA State Football Championships

This weekend, I spent most of my time shooting four of the six KHSAA State Football Championship games. I decided to try a little something different and play with black-and-white.

DeSales' Austin Craig clutches the championship trophy after the Colts defeated Newport Central Catholic 26-0, earning their second-straight KHSAA Class 2A championship. DeSales’ Austin Craig clutches the championship trophy after the Colts defeated Newport Central Catholic 26-0, earning their second-straight KHSAA Class 2A championship.

Williamsburg wide receiver Cory Shelton (23) makes a one-handed touchdown grab in the final minutes of the 4th quarter of the KHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. Williamsburg lost to Mayfield in overtime, 28-27. Williamsburg wide receiver Cory Shelton (23) makes a one-handed touchdown grab in the final minutes of the 4th quarter of the KHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. Williamsburg lost to Mayfield in overtime, 28-27.

Highlands defensive backs James Hinkel (1) and Austin Beal (27) celebrate a defensive stop during the second half of the KHSAA Class 4A State Championship Game on December 6. Hinkel and Beal both pulled down an interception in the fourth quarter to seal Highlands' 49-42 victory over Owensboro. Highlands defensive backs James Hinkel (1) and Austin Beal (27) celebrate a defensive stop during the second half of the KHSAA Class 4A State Championship Game on December 6. Hinkel and Beal both pulled down an interception in the fourth quarter to seal Highlands’ 49-42 victory over Owensboro.

Williamsburg's Stone Hughett cries after Mayfield successfully kicked the winning extra point in overtime of the KHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. The Cardinals defeated the Yellow Jackets 28-27 to earn their third-straight state title. Williamsburg’s Stone Hughett cries after Mayfield successfully kicked the winning extra point in overtime of the KHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. The Cardinals defeated the Yellow Jackets 28-27 to earn their third-straight state title.

Owensboro fans cheer after a touchdown in the first half of the KHSAA Class 4A State Championship Game on December 6. Owensboro scored 42 points in the first half, but were shutout in the second half as Highlands scored 28 unanswered points and won 49-42. Owensboro fans cheer after a touchdown in the first half of the KHSAA Class 4A State Championship Game on December 6. Owensboro scored 42 points in the first half, but were shutout in the second half as Highlands scored 28 unanswered points and won 49-42.

Mayfield's Trajon Bright (22) looks to escape a defender during the first half of the KHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. Bright rushed for 56 yards and a touchdown in Mayfield's 28-27 overtime victory over Williamsburg. Mayfield’s Trajon Bright (22) looks to escape a defender during the first half of the KHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. Bright rushed for 56 yards and a touchdown in Mayfield’s 28-27 overtime victory over Williamsburg.

Trinity running back Donald Brooks (19) cries after the Shamrocks defeated Dixie Heights in the KHSAA Class 6A State Championship Game on December 6. Brooks, a senior, rushed for 128 yards and three touchdowns in Trinity's 47-14 victory. Trinity running back Donald Brooks (19) cries after the Shamrocks defeated Dixie Heights in the KHSAA Class 6A State Championship Game on December 6. Brooks, a senior, rushed for 128 yards and three touchdowns in Trinity’s 47-14 victory.

Owensboro wide receiver Rodney Collier (13) leaps for a catch over a Highlands defender during the KHSAA Class 4A State Football Championship Game. Collier caught eight passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns, but Owensboro fell to Highlands 49-42. Owensboro wide receiver Rodney Collier (13) leaps for a catch over a Highlands defender during the KHSAA Class 4A State Football Championship Game. Collier caught eight passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns, but Owensboro fell to Highlands 49-42.

Highlands quarterback Beau Hoge (7) scrambles to avoid an Owensboro defender during the KHSAA Class 4A State Championship Game. Hoge passed for two touchdowns and ran for three more, leading Highlands on a 28-0 run in the second half to defeat Owensboro 49-42. Highlands quarterback Beau Hoge (7) scrambles to avoid an Owensboro defender during the KHSAA Class 4A State Championship Game. Hoge passed for two touchdowns and ran for three more, leading Highlands on a 28-0 run in the second half to defeat Owensboro 49-42.

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