COLUMBUS - State Senator John Eklund
(R-Munson Township) this week invited the Kenston Bombers football team to join him at the Ohio Statehouse to be recognized for winning the 2018 Division III State Championship. The occasion marks the school's first state football championship.
"I am proud of the hard work, dedication and impressive leadership we have seen out of this outstanding group of young men and women," said Eklund. "I am honored they made the trip to Columbus to join me on the Senate floor today so that my colleagues and I could recognize them for this well earned accomplishment. I look forward to seeing them all continue to grow into productive citizens and leaders in our community."
The Bombers defeated Kettering Alter 42 - 6 during the state championship game which took place on Friday, November 30. As a result of their success the team has also officially been named to the 14th Annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions
presented by the Army National Guard. The award is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious team awards in all of high school sports. It is an exclusive honor reserved for 100 of the top teams nationwide.