Reidsville wins another 2-AA title with 28-6 win

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Tyrell Houghton completed 16 of 24 passes for 291 yards and three touchdowns to lead Reidsville to a 28-6 win Saturday over Newton-Conover in the Class 2-AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship.

Reidsville (16-0) has won three straight 2-AA titles and 48 games in a row. This is the Rams' 15th state title overall.

Newton-Conover, which won the 2-A title last season, finished 14-2 after having its nine-game winning streak snapped.

Houghton also led Reidsville with 49 rushing yards. He had more than 200 yards total offense in the first half, as the Rams took a 22-6 halftime lead.

Denzel Blackwell caught one touchdown pass and rushed for another for Reidsville.

Spence Linquist kicked a pair for field goals for Newton-Conover.

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