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Dillon caps perfect season with 49-27 win over Newberry for state championship

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LEXINGTON, South Carolina — Dillon capped its first-ever undefeated season with a 49-27 victory over Newberry to win its third straight Class 2A, Division I state championship on Friday.

The Wildcats (14-0) won their fifth title in the last seven years, going 39-3 in capturing the past three state crowns.

Avery McCall led Dillon, throwing for 230 yards and two touchdowns — 39 yards to Eri'Reon Hayes and 11 yards to Daniel Hamilton. Johnny Allen added TD runs of 6, 42 and 2 yards. Randall Davis also returned a fumble 99 yards for a touchdown for the Wildcats.

Newberry (11-3) got an 88-yard kick-off return touchdown by K.J. Fields to open the game. Yafari Werts accounted for two scores, a 73-yard TD pass to Josh Davis and a six-yard run. Omar Sims added a four-yard run for the Bulldogs.

Newberry has never won a state championship. This was the Bulldogs second-ever runner-up finish.

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