HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Salisbury (2AA), Mount Tabor (3AA) win state titles (summaries)

Published Thursday, May 6th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS

HobbsDailyReport.com

Salisbury and Mount Tabor won state varsity football championships on Thursday night.

Salisbury, the No. 7 seed from the West, defeated East No. 2 seed St. Pauls 42-14 at N.C. State for a 2AA title.

The Hornets finished a COVID-shortened season at 9-2, and St. Pauls finished 8-1.

Salisbury won 52-12 at Maiden in the first round en route to its state title, also beating Burns 10-7 on the road and North Davidson 24-21 in Welcome to reach the championship game.

In 3AA, West No. 2 seed Mount Tabor beat East No. 1 seed Cleveland 24-16 at North Carolina.

Mount Tabor finished 11-0 and Cleveland finished 10-1.

Mount Tabor’s first-round win was at Alexander Central, and wins over Weddington (21-10 at home) and at home over Greensboro Dudley (24-20) earned a bid in the state title game.

2AA SUMMARY: 2020-21 2AA FB State Championship Final Stats Salisbury 42 – St Pauls 14 (1)

3AA SUMMARY: 2020-21 NCHSAA 3AA Football State Championship Stats Mt Tabor 24 – Cleveland 16

 

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