High drama ends Pattonville’s championship dream

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COLUMBIA, MO – With just under a minute left in Saturday night’s Missouri’s Class 5A football championship in Columbia, Pattonville scored a touchdown to go up 35 to 28 against Staley.  But with just 2 seconds left in the game, Staley scored and converted a two-point conversion to crush Pattonville’s championship dream 36 – 35. Pattonville quarterback Kaleb Eleby threw five touchdown passes in the title game. Teammate Charles Shelton IV caught three of those TD passes. Pattonville’s season ends with a 9-4 record.

Fox 2 Sports reporter Zac Choate was in Columbia, MO for both the Class 5 Championship game won by Staley 36-35 over Pattonville and the Class 1 Title game, won by Morton City 12-7 over Valle Catholic.