Mary Hardin-Baylor defeats Mount Union to win Stagg Bowl

Mary Hardin-Baylor defeats Mount Union to win Stagg Bowl
Mount Union Clark Etzler attempts to bring down UMHB's Marquis Duncan during the XLVI Stagg bowl, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, in Shenandoah, Tx. UMHB won 24-16. (AP Photo/David Morris) (David Morris)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Mount Union and Mary Hardin-Baylor matched up in the Stagg Bowl for the second straight year; this time Hardin-Baylor walked out on top.

Final Score: 24-16

The two undefeated teams (14-0) met in the middle to vie for Division III’s most coveted trophy.

The Mount Union Raiders ran the table in the OAC to match up with Hardin-Baylor and came out of the gates on fire.

Before you knew it the Raiders were up 10-0 with time remaining in the first quarter.

But UMHB answered back quickly, to go up 14-13 at halftime.

The Raiders fought for a comeback late but the Crusaders held them off for a victory.

It’s the team’s second championship in three seasons.

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