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Cherokee wins first football title in history with 21-13 victory over North Duplin

RALEIGH – On a snowy afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium, the Cherokee Braves turned a 7-0 halftime deficit around in the final half, coming from behind to beat North Duplin 21-13 and capture the school’s first State Championship in football. Braves Quarterback Tye Mintz provided most of the offense for Cherokee, …

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Tarboro claims fifth championship with 32-7 win over Mount Airy

RALEIGH – It took a little while, but when the Tarboro ground game woke up in the second quarter, it never stopped, as the Vikings ran for 300 yards and sprinted to a 32-7 victory over Mount Airy in the 1AA State Championship game at Carter-Finley Stadium. The win was …

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Wallace-Rose Hill knocks out Reidsville 35-28 in OT

CHAPEL HILL –  Wallace-Rose Hill captured the school’s seventh football state championship in a thrilling 35-28 victory overtime victory against Reidsville. The game featured two defending state champions as Reidsville came in the defending 2A champion while the Bulldogs held the 1AA championship from a season ago. Wallace-Rose Hill jumped …

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Charlotte Catholic takes down Havelock 28-14 to win fifth championship

DURHAM – Charlotte Catholic dominated the time of possession and the ground game on the way to their fifth State Championship victory, a 28-14 win over Havelock at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Cougars rolled up 272 yards on 58 running plays while holding on to the football …

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New Hanover topples A.C. Reynolds 27-17 to claim fourth state title

DURHAM – In a back-and-forth affair that saw the lead change hands five times, New Hanover got the better of A.C. Reynolds, 27-17, capturing the school’s fourth NCHSAA State Championship in football. Both teams exhibited great balance offensively, with A.C. Reynolds slightly outgaining the Wildcats 353-330 in the game. Wiz …

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Harding claims their third title with 30-22 victory over Scotland

WINSTON-SALEM – Harding racked up 400 yards of total offense and held on to beat Scotland County 30-22 in the 4A State Championship game at BB&T Field. The Rams claimed the school’s third championship, and first since 1953. Scotland opened the scoring as Warren Bell cracked the goal line from …

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Wake Forest takes second straight crown with 21-0 win over Mallard Creek

WINSTON-SALEM – The Wake Forest Cougars captured their second straight championship with a 21-0 victory over Mallard Creek in the 4AA Championship game at BB&T Field. The Cougars defense was stifling again this year in the final holding Mallard Creek to just 112 yards of total offense. Devon Lawrence powered …

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