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NCHSAA Championship Week
December 8-14, 2008

How they got to the Championship game
Douglas Byrd      Jack Britt      Seventy First


4A Championship Game
  Seventy First 28 -  Douglas Byrd 7
Videos from the Fayetteville
Game Video
    Paroli Interview    Stone Interview   Fayetteville Community Wins
Video from WRAL TV
Championship Game Blog with Earl Vaughan

2Q Seventy First James Hopper 6 yd run (run failed)
2Q Seventy First Hopper 38 yd run (Maurice Scruggs pass from Gerald Brayboy)
3Q Douglas Byrd Malcolm Rowe 6 yd run (Danny Fischer kick)
4Q Seventy First Hopper 5 yd run (Paul Beckman kick)
4Q Seventy First Hopper 1 yd run (Beckman kick)

Individual Awards
Most Valuable Player:
James Hopper (SF)
Outstanding Offensive Player (Champion):
Maurice Scruggs (SF)
Outstanding Defensive Player (Champion):
John Brown (SF)
Outstanding Offensive Player (Runner-Up):
Chris Zavala (DB)
Outstanding Defensive Player (Runner-Up):
Donnie Owens (DB)

Related Articles
Seventy-First, Paroli win state title (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/08)

This day was a long time coming for Paroli (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 12/14/08)
State title game: Fayetteville supports its teams (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/08)
Hopper leads 71st to 3rd state title, gives Paroli his 1st (WRAL High School OT - 12/14/08)

Falcons soar to 4-A title (Raleigh News & Observer - 12/14/08)

4AA Championship Game
Richmond Senior 38 - Jack Britt 35
Videos from the Fayetteville
Game Video
    Bailey Interview    Hoggard Interview
Championship Game Blog with Earl Vaughan

1Q 6:04 Richmond Cody Threadgill 22 yd FG
1Q 0:40 Richmond Gabe Love 6 yd pass from Tedarrius Wiley (Threadgill kick)
2Q 9:39 Britt Tremale France 1 yd run (Everette Proctor kick)
2Q 5:45 Britt Curtis Maheu 79 yd pass from Proctor (Proctor kick)
2Q 0:26 Richmond Quayshawn Dumas 23 yd pass from Wiley (Threadgill kick)
3Q 6:28 Richmond Justin Jackson 1 yd run (Threadgill kick)
4Q 10:47 Britt France 3 yd run (Proctor kick)
4Q 7:27 Britt Maheu 58 yd pass from Proctor (Proctor kick)
4Q 5:20 Britt France 23 yd run (Proctor kick)
4Q 2:19 Richmond Love 2 yd pass from Wiley (Lovell Joy pass from Wiley)
4Q 0:53 Richmond Joy 4 pass from Wiley (kick blocked)

Individual Awards
Most Valuable Player: 
Tedarrius Wiley (RS)
Outstanding Offensive Player (Champion):
Gabe Love (RS)
Outstanding Defensive Player (Champion):
Phillip LeGrande (RS)
Outstanding Offensive Player (Runner-Up):
Everette Proctor (JB)
Outstanding Defensive Player (Runner-Up):
Cory Johnson (JB)         

Related Articles
Richmond beats Britt in 4-AA state title thriller (Fayetteville Observer - 12/15/08)

Raider Magic strikes Britt again (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 12/15/08)

Richmond rallies for 4-AA title (Raleigh News & Observer - 12/15/08)

Britt's Nixon had championship audience in Afghanistan (WRAL High School OT - 12/15/08)

Britt's Nixon won't participate in Shrine Bowl (WRAL High School OT - 12/15/08)

Richmond rallies, outlasts Jack Britt 38-35 in 4-A championship game (NC iHigh - 12/14/08)

Hoggard: 'Raider Magic is alive and well tonight' (WRAL High School OT - 12/14/08)


Related Videos (Fayetteville
Mid Southeastern going out on top      Seventy First's Bob Paroli
Douglas Byrd' Russell Stone
     Jack Britt's Cory Johnson

'Earl of Friday Nights' 12/10


Championship Week Articles
Champion for the home team (Fayetteville Observer - 12/12/08)

The Mid-Southeastern 4-A is going out with a bang (Fayetteville Observer - 12/12/08)

Football Champion Conference: Midsoutheastern Places Four Teams in State Finals 
(Southern Pines - 12/11/08)

A Cumberland teams wins - no matter what (Raleigh News & Observer - 12/11/08)

Richmond undefeated in series (Richmond County Daily Journal - 12/10/08)

Douglas Byrd's Owens has extra motivation (Fayetteville Observer - 12/11/08)

Seventy-First's stout defense still not good enough for Mike Paroli (Fayetteville Observer - 12/11/08)

Britt ready to prove itís worthy of title (The Sandspur Online - 12/10/08)

Can Britt slay the Richmond dragon? (The Sandspur Online - 12/10/08)

Students ready for Bucsí title game (The Sandspur Online - 12/10/08)

Mid-southeastern sends four to finals (Raleigh News & Observer - 12/9/08)

Reputations precede region football teams (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 12/9/08)

Remembering Richmond's titles (Richmond County Daily Journal - 12/8/08)

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