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The Holy War state football final — Central Catholic versus Jesuit for the Class 6A championship — took the stage at Jeld-Wen Field on Saturday afternoon.

Central Catholic won 38-28 to cap a 14-0 season.

Tribune photos by Jaime Valdez:

  • Rams quarterback Aidan Wilder and teammates soak up their victory at Jeld-Wen Field.

  • Central Catholic High seniors Katie Kehoe and Jordan Badden pose with Lancelot and Romeo, rams owned by Rhonda Elledge, before the state championship football game Saturday at Jeld-Wen Field.

  • Aidan Wilder, Central Catholic quarterback, runs for a first-quarter touchdown.

  • Jesuit linebacker Zach Houlemard (left) intercepts a pass intended for Central Catholic's Holden Oglesbee late in the first half.

  • Central Catholic's Cameron Scarlett heads down the sideline for a touchdown.

  • TJ Salu congratulates Cameron Scarlett after his touchdown run.

  • Jesuit coach Ken Potter tells a referee to watch for holding.

  • Ryan Nall of Central Catholic escapes the diving tackle attempt of Jesuit's Josh Anderson on his way to a Rams touchdown.

  • LaMar Winston of Central Catholic returns a kickoff, as Matthew Ferguson goes low in his tackle attempt for Jesuit.

  • Aaron Washington intercepts a Jesuit pass.

  • Aaron Washington (left) and Derek Reed react to Washington's interception.

  • Jesuit workhorse back Chase Morrison carves through the swarming Central Catholic defense.

  • Crusaders wide receiver Mitchell Powers heads upfield after making a catch.

  • Jesuit's Christian Martinek tries to reach for a pass late in the game, as Derek Reed (left) and Matt Vanoudenhaegen (right) defend for Central Catholic.

  • Saadiq Calhoun (left) knocks down the ball from Jesuit's Mitchell Powers, and the ball lands in the hands of Rams defensive back Aaron Washington (right).

  • Central Catholic's LaMar Wintston reacts to winning the championship, as teammate Cole Boileau gives him a pat on the chest.

  • Central Catholic lineman Connor Humphreys and QB Aidan Wilder share a moment after defeating Jesuit to cap the Rams' 14-0 run to the state championship.

  • Central Catholic fans celebrate as the final seconds tick off the scoreboard clock.

  • Central Catholic gets together for a celebration photo.

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