The Monticello Sages football team defeated Byron (13-1) and went 14-0 to win the Class 3A state championship in 2018.
Sages coach Cullen Welter added a fourth state title to his coaching career and his first at Monticello. Welter says the support his team recieved throughout the season makes it special.
Welter says his team was tested in the championship against Byron, but when it was time for his guys to make plays, they were able to do it.
2018 is the first state championship in football for the town of Monticello after reaching the playoffs in all 10 seasons Coach Welter has been with the program.
Their basketball games can be heard on 95.9 WEZC this winter.