Edgewood Academy (AL) extends win streak to 59

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Edgewood Academy quarterback Nathan Rourke tossed four touchdown passes in Thursday night’s 33-21 win over Escambia Academy

The win was the 59th straight for Edgewood, which currently owns the longest active 11-man win streak in the country.

One of Rourke’s TD passes was to junior Jackson Tate, who after grabbing a screen pass hurdled a defender on his way to a 35-yard score.  The play became the #1 play Thursday night on ESPN SportsCenter’s top 10 plays.

Current Active 11-Man Win Streaks

Edgewood Academy (Alabama) – 59

Christ Church Episcopal (South Carolina) – 54

Maine-Endwell (New York) – 51

Buford (Georgia) – 43

Allen (Texas) – 43

Booker T. Washington (Florida) – 41

Junction City (Arkansas) – 40

Marion Local (Ohio) – 37

Fulton (Tennessee) – 36

Note: Pahranagat Valley (Nevada) has won 81 straight 8-Man football games.


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