No. 13 St. Joseph’s Prep repeats as Pennsylvania 6A champ

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For the second straight year and the fifth time in seven years, St. Joseph’s Prep is the top team in Pennsylvania largest classification. The Hawks beat Central Dauphin Saturday night 35-13 to capture the state’s 6A title.

SJP, ranked No. 13 in the High School Football America 100, made the state championship game without the services of their star quarterback Kyle McCord, an Ohio State verbal commit, who injured his leg on November 9. Saturday, the Hawks were also without the services of star linebacker Jeremiah Trotter, Jr., a Clemson-recruit.

Taking-over for McCord, wide receiver turned QB Malik Walker tossed to TD passes .

Kolbe Burrell also had a big game for St. Joe’s rushing 25 times for 189 yards with two touchdowns.

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