Washington Tops Brandon Valley for 11AA Championship
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – Sioux Falls Washington overshadowed a record-setting performance by Brandon Valley quarterback Chase Marso on Saturday, beating the Lynx 35-20 in the South Dakota 11AA high school title game.
Sam Cooke, Nate Gerry and Dan Marlette all ran for touchdowns and Zac Freese picked up a teammate's fumble and ran 55 yards to score.
Washington won its third title in its sixth-straight title game appearance.
Marso was 34-for-64 for 454 yards and two touchdowns, and set records for completion, attempts and yards. Receiver Nate Winter had a record 11 catches for 139 yards.
Trailing 20-14 late in the third quarter, the Warriors (12-0) scored on three straight possessions midway through the fourth quarter.
Brandon Valley had no rushing yards on 17 carries, while Washington ran for 328 yards.
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