3A CHAMPIONSHIP: Monticello gets payback against Byron

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Click the video above for extended highlights and postgame reaction from Monticello's historic win in the 3A championship game! 

CHAMPAIGN -- Monticello outlasted Byron 24-20 in a super physical 3A title game, clinching its first ever state football championship.

The win was extra sweet for the Sages, getting payback against a Byron team that knocked them out of the playoffs last season.

Alek Bundy led the way with three touchdowns, and a game saving interception late in the fourth quarter.

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