Miami Northwestern goes wire-to-wire as No. 1

Miami Northwestern started the season No. 1 in ESPN HIGH's Elite 25. After winning the Florida Class 6A championship in dominating style, it ends it No. 1 as well, writes Christopher Lawlor.

Originally Published: December 16, 2007
By Christopher Lawlor | ESPN.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It started in the third quarter. What began as a few voices became an ocean of sound crashing down to the field of the Florida Citrus Bowl.

The chants of "We're No. 1" cascaded from the upper reaches of the Northwestern (Miami) cheering section. The words, and the win that accompanied them, validated a season in which the Bulls captured their second straight Florida Class 6A state championship Saturday night before 21,235.

Northwestern, No. 1 in the ESPN HIGH Elite ...

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