No. 43 Wake Forest tops No. 57 Mallard Creek for back-to-back North Carolina 4AA state titles

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Wake Forest defended its Class 4AA championship Saturday with a 21-0 shutout of Mallard Creek in a battle of teams ranked nationally in the High School Football America Top 100.  The Cougars, who entered the game ranked No. 43 in the nation, shutout the Mavericks 21-0 for the title.  It’s the second straight year that Wake Forest has won the title by shutting-out an opponent.

Devon Lawwrence, a North Carolina-recruit was the game’s MVP with 144 all-purpose yards.

Wake Forest finishes a perfect 15-0 and will bring a 31 game win streak into 2018.  Mallard Creek finishes 14-1.

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