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Madison Academy routs Fayette County 31-7 to win 3A state championship

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Madison Academy's Kerryon Johnson (No. 1) returns one of his two interceptions in the 3A state title game 68 yards for a touchdown against Fayette County. (abc3340.com) Madison Academy's Kerryon Johnson (No. 1) returns one of his two interceptions in the 3A state title game 68 yards for a touchdown against Fayette County. (abc3340.com)
The Mustangs' defense harassed the Tigers' offense all day on their way to winning the 3A state championship. (abc3340.com) The Mustangs' defense harassed the Tigers' offense all day on their way to winning the 3A state championship. (abc3340.com)
A Fayette County player hides his disappointment during a loss to Madison Academy in the 3A state championship game Wednesday. (abc3340.com) A Fayette County player hides his disappointment during a loss to Madison Academy in the 3A state championship game Wednesday. (abc3340.com)

Madison Academy won their first ever state title in football today after routing Fayette County 31-7 in the opening game of the Super 6 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Kerryon Johnson earned MVP honors in the game after rushing for 135 yards and scoring three total touchdowns for the Mustangs. He also recorded two interceptions in the game, one of which he returned 68 yards for a score.

Madison Academy finished the year with a 13-2 record.

With the loss, Fayette County ended their season 12-3.

Madison Academy's road to 3A State Championship

Regular Season:

Game 1:  Tanner 13, Madison Academy 7 (0-1)

Game 2:  Madison Academy 24, Lauderdale County 10 (1-1)

Game 3:  Madison Academy 55, Clements 0 (2-1)

Game 4:  Madison Academy 28, Deshler 7 (3-1)

Game 5:  Cullman 42, Madison Academy 21 (3-2)

Game 6:  Madison Academy 62, Elkmont 0 (4-2)

Game 7:  Madison Academy 49, Westminster Christian 7 (5-2)

Game 8:  Madison Academy 56, West Morgan 0 (6-2)

Game 9:  Madison Academy 42, Colbert County 0 (7-2)

Game 10:  Madison Academy 33, Central of Clay County 7 (8-2)

Playoffs:

1st Round:  Defeated Winston County 58-19 (9-2)

2nd Round:  Defeated Plainview 42-7 (10-2)

Quarterfinals:  Defeated Colbert County 66-28 (11-2)

Semifinals:  Defeated Lauderdale County 21-13 (12-2)

Finals:  Defeated Fayette County 31-7 (13-2, 3A State Champions)

 

More AHSAA Super 6 Championship Game Stories:

Brantley shuts out Marion County 33-0 to claim 1A State title

Tanner downs Washington County 28-14 to win 2A State Championship

UMS-Wright upsets top-ranked Oneonta to win 4A State Championship

Spanish Fort cruises to 5A State Championship with 45-14 win over McAdory

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