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.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn, Police Questioning Person Of Interest
— NYSPHSAA (@NYSPHSAA) December 1, 2019
The big win comes in the midst of a controversy involving New Rochelle’s longtime coach, Lou DiRienzo.Ahead Of Father's Day, Mets Host Families Who Lost Loved Ones On 9/11: 'It Opens Up The Wounds'
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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THE HUGUENOTS ARE STATE CHAMPS!
New Rochelle just won the Class AA state football championship! They defeated McQuaid Jesuit 28-0 in the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
Great job, team!
— New Rochelle Schools (@NewRochelleED) December 1, 2019
He was not at Saturday’s game; the third straight game New Rochelle has won without their head coach.