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
M–Allyn Williams 10 run (Jay Weaver run), 6:03
M–Maurice Jefferson 30 run (run failed), 8:45
M–Jesse Freeman 4 run (run failed), 4:38
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.