Lehighton's defense may have saved its best for last.
And because of it, the Indians were able to hoist the Route 209 Trophy for the second year in a row.
Holding host Jim Thorpe to its lowest offensive output of the season, Tom McCarroll's squad registered a 27-6 victory Saturday in both team's season finale.
"Thorpe had one of the best offenses I've seen on film all year," said McCarroll, whose defense limited the Olympians to just 172 yards. "They have probably the most single dangerous player that we've seen all season in their quarteback (Pat Duvigneaud).