COLUMBIA - The Florence Christian Eagles claimed the SCISA Class AA State Championship on Saturday, beating Hilton Head Christian 30-27.
Hilton Head was in its third straight title game, looking for a third straight championship. In a back and forth game all afternoon, senior running back Gordon Washington ran for three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score late in the fourth quarter.
Head coach Neil Minton joined the program two years ago and helped take the Eagles to the first state championship in program history. Click above to hear from the team and see the highlights.