WDBJ7 Sports Staff
4:49 PM AKST, December 8, 2012
Group AA Division 3 state title game at Liberty University
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Kendall BeCraft threw for two touchdowns and Anthony Calloway rushed for 123 yards and a score as Brookville beat James Monroe 24-14 to repeat as Group AA, Division 3 state champions.
Brookville (14-0) extended its winning streak to 28 Saturday and won its third title overall.
James Monroe (12-2) fell to the Bees for the second straight year in the state title game after last year's 34-33 decision.
Brookville trailed 7-0 until Calloway ran 63 yards for a touchdown. BeCraft hit Benjamin Hogg from 9 yards and Steven Racanelli from 11 to make it 21-7.
Adrian Boone scored on a 41-yard run for James Monroe, and Jay Scroggins threw a 1-yard pass to Darryl Dyson with 3:41 left. BeCraft threw for 136 yards, and Scroggins threw for 159 yards.
- BROOKVILLE 24, JAMES MONROE 14, FINAL: The Bees complete back-to-back perfect seasons by winning state title.
- BROOKVILLE 24, JAMES MONROE 14, 3:41 left in 4th Quarter: James Monroe gets another TD but the clock is not its friend. Brookville leads 24-14 with 3:41 left in the game.
- BROOKVILLE 21, JAMES MONROE 7, Start of 4th quarter: The Bees are just 12 minutes away from an undedfeated season and their second straight state title.
- BROOKVILLE 21, JAMES MONROE 7, 2:57 left in 3rd Quarter: Brookville forces a punt on opening possession of 3rd quarter, then Bees score on TD pass from Kendall BeCraft to Steven Racanelli.
- BROOKVILLE 14, JAMES MONROE 7, HALFTIME: In the closing minutes of the first half, Brookville attempted a 45-yard field goal but it was blocked. James Monroe then had a TD pass negated by a penalty. 14-7 Bees at halftime.
- BROOKVILLE 14, JAMES MONROE 7, 3:20 left in 2nd Quarter: Bees right back on the board after a Kendall BeCraft 9-yard pass to Benjamin Hogg.
- JAMES MONROE 7, BROOKVILLE 7, 1ST HALF: Anthony Calloway breaks multiple tackles and races 63 yards to the house. Brookville ties the game at 7.
- JAMES MONROE 7, BROOKVILLE 0, 6:28 left in 1st half: Adrian Boone runs home a long TD for James Monroe, 7-0 over Brookville with 6:28 left in 2nd Q.
- Brookville 0, James Monroe 0, end of 1st quarter: Bees have threatened but no points to show for it.
- 1ST QUARTER: Calloway interception gives Brookville a short field on its second possession, but the drive ends in a missed field goal. Still no score in Lynchburg at the Group AA Division 3 state championship game.
Group A Division 1 state title game at Salem Stadium
SALEM, Va. (AP) — Dominique Crockett scored on a 10-yard run with 11:53 to play as George Wythe-Wytheville beat Honaker 17-10 to win the VHSL's Group A, Division 1 state championship at Salem Stadium.
George Wythe (14-1) never trailed Saturday en route to its second football championship.
The Maroons took a 10-0 lead in the first quarter on a 2-yard run by Justin Snavely and a 23-yard field goal by Andrew Storms.
Honaker (13-2) tied it on a 28-yard pass from Ty Hall to Payton Ball and a 37-yard field goal by Makenzie Phillips.
Crockett finished with 96 yards rushing on 14 carries for George Wythe, which won the Division 2 title in 2002. Trey Skeens added 94 yards on 18 attempts, while Snavely finished with 66 yards on 13 carries.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, FINAL: GW's Darnell Williams sacks Honaker QB Ty Hall on final play of game. George Wythe wins state title over Honaker 17-10!! This is the Maroons' first state title since 2002.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 0:16 left in 4th Quarter: Honaker gets ball back on its own 12.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 0:50 left in 4th Quarter: 50 seconds left. 4th-and-13 coming up for George Wythe. Clock stopped because of injured Honaker player. When clock re-starts, GW calls timeout with 26 seconds left.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 1:50 left in 4th Quarter: Honaker takes final timeout. GW ball, 2nd-and-9. Ball on Tigers' 45.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 2:28 left in 4th Quarter: Honaker timeout. Maroons with ball on Tigers' 49.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 4:52 left in 4th Quarter: Honaker punts. GW ball on its own 14.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 5:40 left in 4th Quarter: George Wythe caught a big break when Honaker's punter fumbled the snap out of bounds with 6:14 left in the game. But on the very next play the Maroons gave the ball back with a fumble of their own. Honaker ball on its own 36.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 9:50 left in 4th Quarter: Maroons stop Tigers on 3rd-and-14, forcing Tigers to punt. George Wythe got the ball on its own 5-yard line, but a big 35-yard run by Dominique Crockett brought the ball out to the Maroons' 40-yard line. But the drive stalled there, as George Wythe was forced to punt.
- GEORGE WYTHE 17, HONAKER 10, 11:53 left in 4th Quarter: Dominique Crockett's 10-yard run on the first play of the fourth quarter puts the Maroons ahead. The drive was sparked by two Trey Skeens first-down runs.
- GEORGE WYTHE 10, HONAKER 10, START OF 4th QUARTER: Both teams held scoreless in a third quarter that featured five punts. With less than a minute left in the quarter, George Wythe's Trey Skeens provided the Maroons with a bit of an offensive spark, running for back-to-back first downs and bringing the ball to Honaker's 10-yard-line.
- GEORGE WYTHE 10, HONAKER 10, 2:20 left in 3rd Quarter: Not much offense to start the second half. Both teams have punted twice. Honaker has the ball on its own 5 after a chop blocking penalty during the Maroons' most recent punt.
- GEORGE WYTHE 10, HONAKER 10, 5:20 left in 3rd Quarter: The stalemate continues. Tigers and Maroons trade punts to start the second half.
- GEORGE WYTHE 10, HONAKER 10, HALFTIME: A first half that included three first-quarter turnovers and two field goals ended where it started - tied.
George Wythe opened the scoring on a 3-yard run by Justin Snavely. After a Honaker fumble, the Maroons cashed in with a field goal to push their cushion to 10 points.
But Honaker responded about three-and-a-half minutes later with a huge, 28-yard touchdown pass to Payton Ball on 4th down. Honaker tied things up late in the first half on a 43-yard field goal.
- GEORGE WYTHE 10, HONAKER 10, 2:51 left in 1st half: The Tigers knot things up at 10 apiece after a 43-yard field goal.
- GEORGE WYTHE 10, HONAKER 7, 5:27 left in 2nd Quarter: After a GW punt, the Maroons stopped Honaker's drive by stuffing the fullback on 4th-and-1. Maroons got the ball on their own 17, but then ended up punting it back to Honaker.
- GEORGE WYTHE 10, HONAKER 7, 2:09 left in 1st Quarter: Here comes Honaker. On 4th down, Payton Ball hauled in a 28-yard touchdown pass to cut George Wythe’s lead to 10-7 with 2:09 left in the first quarter.
- George Wythe 10, Honaker 0, 5:44 left in 1st Quarter: After the Tigers and Maroons traded turnovers to start the game, George Wythe's Justin Snavely scored on a 3-yard touchdown for a 7-0 lead.
On Honaker's first play on the ensuing possession, the Tigers fumbled and GW recovered. The Maroons then kicked a field goal for a 10-point advantage with 5:44 left in the first quarter.
The two teams are playing in Salem for the Group A Division 1 state championship.
Group AA Division 4 at Liberty University
BRIAR WOODS 52, HERITAGE 0, FINAL: Briar Woods defeated Heritage 52-0 in the AA, Division 4 State Championship game Saturday afternoon. The Falcons jumped-out to an early lead with a safety and then three first-half touchdowns, taking a 24-0 lead at the break. They added four more touchdowns in the second half to cruise to the shut-out win.
Heritage finishes the season at (12-2) while Briar Woods caps-off a perfect (15-0) season and its third-straight state title.
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