defeated Clairton (Clairton, Pa.)
The loss ended Clairton's 66-game winning streak.
Monessen raced to a 28-0 lead and fought off Clairton's comeback attempts.
Clairton's streak began on Sept. 9th, 2001 with a 46-0 victory over, ironically, Monessen. It went on to win four Class A state titles during the impressive run.
Prior to tonight, Clairton had not lost in 1,743 days, with its last loss coming against Steelton-Highspire in the Class A finals in 2008.
At that time, George W. Bush was still in office.
The nation's longest 11-man football winning streak now belongs to Regina (Iowa City, Iowa)
and Ithaca (Mich.)
. Both teams won on Friday night and now own winning streaks of 46 games.