Fulton wins class 4A state championship

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- D.J. Campbell returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown to go with eight tackles and a forced fumble as Fulton scored 39 unanswered points to beat Covington 39-14 in the Class 4A championship game Saturday.

The Falcons (13-2) trailed 14-0 in the first quarter, but tallied the final 39 points, including 32 in the second half.

It is the fourth state championship for the Falcons and the first since 2006.

Penny Smith, the offensive MVP for Fulton, threw for 160 yards and two touchdowns on 9-of-17 passing and ran for another score.

Dominique Williams also brought back a 42-yard punt return for a touchdown.

Daiqu'on Norfolk led the Chargers (14-1) with 113 rushing yards on five carries, while Johnston White and Tyrone Tipton both had rushing scores for Covington.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2015 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 181699501 - local8now.com/a?a=181699501
Gray Television, Inc.