Imhotep honored at home for winning city’s first-ever state football championship [photos]

East Germantown’s Imhotep became Philadelphia’s first public-league team to win a PIAA state championship trophy on Friday night at Hersheypark Stadium. 

The Panthers beat the Ramblers of Eerie Cathedral Prep 40-3 behind a record-breaking rushing attack.

Imhotep had 383 rushing yards on the day, a Class AAA championship game record and set another title game record after recording 514 yards of total offense.

On Tuesday they were honored at home for their win. Check out the photos here. 

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