El Monte High School football team gets hero's welcome after winning state football championship

EL MONTE, Calif. (KABC) -- The El Monte High School football team received a hero's welcome as they returned home after winning the CIF State Division 5-AA championship on Saturday.

Parents, students and fans packed the school to welcome players home.

Their bus even got a police escort.

El Monte had to travel more than 700 miles to take on Crescent City's Del Norte High.

El Monte delivered a resounding 32-7 win to finish their season 16-0 and bring home their first state title.
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