OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - A high school football team from West Oakland won the state's division 5AA championship Saturday night in Visalia, school district officials said today.
The McClymonds High School Warriors beat the Golden West High School Trailblazers of Visalia by a score of 42-12.
The championship is the second consecutive one for the Warriors. Last year they won the division 5A title, becoming the first Oakland Athletic League football team to win a state championship, according to school district officials.
The league is comprised of six comprehensive senior high schools in the Oakland Unified School District including McClymonds, Skyline, Oakland Technical, Oakland, Castlemont and Fremont.
The Warriors finished the season with a 14-0 record.
"This is the best team to come out of McClymonds," head coach Michael Peters said in a statement. Peters has been coaching Warriors' football teams for 26 years.