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McCormick rolls to semifinal victory over Hunter-Kinard-Tyler

McCormick 34, Hunter-Kinard-Tyler 18

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In McCormick, S.C. , McCormick jumped off a big lead and cruised to victory over Hunter-Kinard-Tyler in the semifinals of the Class A Division playoffs.

McCormick led 34-0 in the third quarter.

Rontavious Morton rushed for 162 yards and had a 45 yard TD run for the Chiefs, who are 11-2.

McCormick will play the Lake View-Cross winner this Friday at 3 p.m., at Benedict College in Columbia for the state title.

H-K-T 0 0 6 12 – 18

McCormick 8 12 14 0 – 34

First Quarter

M–Allyn Williams 10 run (Jay Weaver run), 6:03

Second Quarter

M–Maurice Jefferson 30 run (run failed), 8:45

M–Jesse Freeman 4 run (run failed), 4:38

Third Quarter

M–Rontavious Morton 45 run (run failed), 8:46

M–Adrian Peterson 5 yard interception return (Jalen Adams run), 8:36


RUSHING–McCormick: Morton 12-162, Jefferson 9-58, Williams 13-55, Freeman 10-39.

PASSING–McCormick: Weaver 0-3-0.

Records: McCormick 11-2. Next: McCormick plays the Lake View-Cross winner, 3 p.m., Friday at Benedict College in Columbia, for the Class A, Division II state championship.

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