DEKALB - An offsides penalty on the extra point convinced Stillman Valley to go for two following its touchdown on the first possession of overtime Friday.
The decision was the difference in the Class 3A final.
Zac Hare rushed for 254 yards, four touchdowns and the two-point conversion that gave Stillman Valley a wild 43-41 victory over St. Joseph-Ogden at Huskie Stadium.
Hare also forced overtime on a fourth-down, 1-yard TD run with 1 minute, 19 seconds left in regulation.
St. Joseph-Ogden (11-3) had taken a 35-28 lead on a 22-yard TD pass from Dalton Walsh to Hunter Hart - also on fourth down.
Stillman Valley (12-2) won its fifth state title and first since 2009.
2A: Sterling Newman 40, Staunton 13
DEKALB – Sterling Newman compiled 488 total yards en route to a 40-13 victory over Staunton Friday in the Class 2A state championship game at Huskie Stadium.
Jake Snow rushed for 172 yards and scored two touchdowns and Dillan Heffelfinger added 155 yards and two touchdowns to pace the Comets to their fifth state title in school history.
Newman (13-1) scored just six points in the second half but broke the game open with a 22-point second quarter outburst for a 34-13 halftime lead. Seth Stinnett led the Bulldogs (9-5) with four catches for 115 yards. Marcus Sitko had four receptions for 85 yards and one touchdown.
1A: Lena-Winslow 28, Downs Tri-Valley 21
DEKALB -- Tyler Oakley's first two touchdowns were defensive.