SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The New Rochelle High School football team is celebrating a state championship win!

The Huguenots defeating McQuaid Jesuit 28-0 at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse Saturday night.

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The big win comes in the midst of a controversy involving New Rochelle’s longtime coach, Lou DiRienzo.

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The school’s superintendent reassigned him just as the team was headed in the postseason while education officials investigate the coach’s alleged involvement in a disciplinary matter involving a student.

That student is reportedly a relative of DiRienzo.

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He was not at Saturday’s game; the third straight game New Rochelle has won without their head coach.