BFA-Fairfax captures first Vermont football championship

by Jeff Fisher

Bellows Free Academy FairfaxIt took BFA-Fairfax only seven years to capture its first Vermont state football championship.  The Bullets, whose first year of football was in 2007, defeated top-ranked Otter Valley Saturday 42-30 in the Division III title game at Rutland High School,

BFA-Fairfax, which was the second-seed in the playoffs, was led by Matt Larose who rushed for 282 yards on 23 carries with three touchdowns, according to the Burlington Free PressLuke Langielier also topped the century mark with 150 yards for the Bullets, who gained 504 yards as a team on the ground.

The Bullets’ victory avenged a 54-42 regular season loss to Otter Valley on September 6th.

BFA-Fairfax finishes with a 10-1 record, while Otter Valley was 8-2 in 2014.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.