Photos: Second-ranked Rigby reaches the Class 5A football finals for a third consecutive season with a thrilling win over No. 7 Meridian

MERIDIAN – It is fair to say Rigby Trojans are starting to make a habit of playing in the Class 5A state football championship game.

Rigby defensive back Ryder Thompson swatted away Meridian’s fourth-down pass in the end zone, setting the stage for Tiger Adolpho’s game-winning 2-yard touchdown run, and the Trojans survived, 55-49, in three overtimes.

Adolpho threw for 248 yards, ran for 76 and accounted for six touchdowns (four rushing, two passing).

There were no punts or turnovers in the game.

Here is Julian Jenkins’ photo gallery from the Rigby-Meridian game:

PHOTO GALLERY

(All photos by Julian Jenkins)

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