Rice Memorial wins third straight Vermont Division II football title

by Jeff Fisher

Rice Memorial high school footballRice Memorial used a high-power running game to win its third straight Vermont Division II championship with a 60-14 victory over Fair Haven Saturday.

According to the Burlington Free Press, Chris Jansen rushed for 329 yards and five touchdowns in the victory that tied the Division II record for most points scored in a championship game.  Anthony Phillip scored three times for Rice, while rushing for 187 yards.

Rice Memorial finishes 9-1 on the season, while Fair Haven, the #4 seed in the playoffs, finishes 7-4

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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.