Madison County (1A) & Raines (4A) repeat as football state champions
On Thursday at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, the Madison County football team won the Class 1A state title with a 48-6 win against previously unbeaten Baker. It was the second consecutive state title for the Cowboys (13-1), who rushed for 358 yards on only 26 carries.
FSU commit Travis Jay had 167 yards and two touchdowns on only seven carries and Vinsonta Allen also had 167 yards rushing and two touchdowns on a total of 10 carries as the Cowboys won back-to-back titles for the first time in school history.
Marty Pallman of The Prep Zone was there to cover the game. Read the recap of the Madison County-Baker game here.
Raines (Jacksonville) also repeated. The Vikings defeated Cocoa, 27-13, in a rematch of last year’s state championship, to win the 4A title. Senior running back Brandon Marshall had two TD’s, including a 74-yard TD reception to give the Vikings an 8-point lead with four minutes to play. For a full recap of the Raines-Cocoa game, please visit our media partner DuvalSports.com.
Here is the remaining 2018 FHSAA Football Finals schedule:
Class 2A Championship – Friday, Dec. 7
Champagnat (Hialeah) vs. North Florida Christian (Tallahassee), 10 a.m.
Class 3A Championship – Saturday, Dec. 8
King’s Academy (West Palm Beach) vs. Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood), 10 a.m.
Class 5A Championship – Friday, Dec. 7
North Marion (Citra) vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale), 3 p.m.
Class 6A Championship – Saturday, Dec. 8
Miami Northwestern vs. Armwood (Seffner), 3 p.m.
Class 7A Championship – Friday, Dec. 7
Lakeland vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale), 8 p.m.
Class 8A Championship – Saturday, Dec. 8
Mandarin (Jacksonville) vs. Columbus (Miami), 8 p.m.