Vance captured its first-ever high school football championship with a 24-3 victory over Leesville Road in the Class 4AA championship game. The Cougars’ very tough defense held Leesville Road to just 80 yards in total offense and forced five turnovers.
In 4A, East Forsyth won its second straight state title with a 24-21 win over Cardinal Gibbons. Weddington also won its second straight 3AA title with a 27-14 Southeast Guilford.
After a rough 2-3 start against a very tough schedule, Charlotte Catholic won its third straight 3A state championship with a 23-7 win on Southeast Nash.
2019 North Carolina High School Football State Championships
Shelby 34 Salisbury 0
Reidsville 14 Northeast 0
East Surry 56 Tarboo 28
Robbinsville 45 Northampton County 14