Eielson wins Alaska Small School Championship

by Jeff Fisher

Eielson High School football logoFor the second time in three years, Eielson Alaska’s Small School state champ.  Saturday, the Ravens beat Nikiski 55-51.

Eielson capped a perfect 9-0 season behind running back Anthony Griffith, who rushed for 277 yards and three touchdowns.  Griffith had incredible season, which included a state record single game record of 516 yards during the Ravens regular season win over Nikiski on September 6th.  For the season, the senior rushed for 2,268 yards and 32 touchdowns.

Nikiski, which won Small School titles in 2011 and 2013, finishes 8-2 with both losses coming against Eielson.

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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.