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Centreville tops Oscar Smith for Group 6A title

Sunday - 12/15/2013, 2:04am  ET

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A.J. Turner rushed for 175 yards and two touchdowns to lead Centreville to a 35-6 victory over Oscar Smith in the Group 6A state championship game Saturday at Scott Stadium.

Centreville (15-0) won its second state title and avenged a loss to Oscar Smith in the 2011 championship game. The Wildcats won their first crown in 2000.

Oscar Smith (14-1) was denied its third state championship after winning titles in 2008 and 2011.

Turner scored on a 52-yard run on the Wildcats' first possession, and Xavier Nickens-Yzer added a 65-yard interception return for a TD less than three minutes later. Oscar Smith had not allowed more than 14 points all season, but Centreville led 21-0 at halftime and 28-0 in the third quarter.

Centreville quarterback Walter Scott rushed for 90 yards and two scores, and the Wildcats outgained Oscar Smith 327-14 on the ground.


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