For the forth time in six years the New Bern Bears took on Charlotte Independence in the 4-AA State Championship Game. This year the Bears came out on top, winning 28-17
Independence had their nation's leading winning streak snapped earlier this year at 109. The Charlotte School entered this years Championship Game looking for there 8 consecutive championship.
New Bern took a 4 point lead into the 4th quarter and managed to pick up a touchdown while keeping Independence off the board. New Bern finishes the season with a 14-2 record.