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Malik Lee leads Wardlaw to state 8-man title

Wardlaw Academy 58, St. John's Christian 42

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ST. MATTHEWS, S.C. — Sophomore Malik Lee did it again, leading Wardlaw Academy to its second consecutive SCISA 8-Man title on Friday night.

In a game played at a netural site, Lee rushed for 419 of the Patriots’ rushing yards and scored seven touchdowns at Calhoun County High’s field.

It was tied 22-22 at halftime, but Wardlaw pulled away by outscoring St. John’s Christian 22-12 in the third period.

In last year’s title game, Lee rushed for 261 yards in a 42-36 victory over Patrick Henry.

This is the third time in the past four years that the Patriots have been state champions, missing only in 2010.

St. John’s 6 16 12 8 – 42

Wardlaw 6 16 22 14 – 58

Rushes-Yards 64-507
Passing Yards 35
Comp.-Att.-Int. 3-3-0


RUSHING–Wardlaw: Malik Lee 42-419 7 TDs, Holton Manly 10-43, Kerry Cockrell 10-36 1 TD.

PASSING–Wardlaw: Manly 3-3-0 35

RECEIVING–Wardlaw: Ben Dodson 1-20, Dylan Seaman 1-6, Lee 1-9.

Records: Wardlaw 11-1.

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