Trey LaForge connected with Kalija Lipscomb for a pair of touchdown passes, including a 45-yard, fourth-quarter TD to give Jesuit a 17-14 win over John Curtis in the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Division I State Championship game Friday night.
The win for the Blue Jays (12-2) is their first state championship since the 1960 season in their first trip to the state championship game since 1978. Quarterback Myles Washington got John Curtis on the board in the second quarter with a 3-yard touchdown run.
After LaForge connected with Lipscomb for a 35-yard touchdown to tie the game at 7-7, Washington found Jacob Bordelon with a 20-yard touchdown pass on the second-to-last play of the first half. Jesuit cut the John Curtis lead to 14-10 midway through the third quarter on a 28-yard field goal by Crew Jacobs.
John Curtis (10-2) was looking for their state record 27th state championship.