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James Kenan wins 1-AA State Title 42-14

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Marcelias Sutton rushed for 186 yards and two touchdowns, and Warsaw Kenan beat West Montgomery 42-14 on Saturday in the Class 1-AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game.

Quarterback Dominique Barnes had two 1-yard scoring runs and JaQuan Williams added 174 yards rushing and a 67-yard touchdown to help Kenan (15-0) win its second state title since 2007.

Sutton scored on runs of 16 and 1 yard for run-based Kenan, which gained all 433 of its yards on the ground and missed on its only pass attempt.

Daniel Montoya's 21-yard touchdown run with 2:43 left in the half made it 15-14 and gave Kenan the lead for good.

Caleb Drake rushed for 142 yards, Suave Pegues scored a 3-yard touchdown and A.J. Collins returned a kickoff 88 yards for a score for West Montgomery (14-2).

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