HAYTI, MO (KFVS) - Congressman Jason Smith celebrated Hayti High School football team’s historic Class 1 State Championship with the students on Tuesday, Jan. 22.
Speaking to Hayti High School students in the school’s gymnasium, Congressman Smith remarked how their championship was historic not only for Hayti, but for all of southeast Missouri.
The Hayti football team ended a perfect season on December 1 with a 44-0 win over Lincoln High School to capture the first football state championship in the school’s history.
“It’s a testament to their hard work and preparation,” said Congressman Smith. “The players and coaches worked incredibly hard all season, and the Bootheel is proud of them.”