1:35 AM EDT, August 31, 2013
PORTSMOUTH -- Churchland High built a three-touchdown lead, then held off Warhill 21-13 Friday night.
The host Truckers were up 21-0 with 6 minutes, 30 seconds left in the second quarter, but couldn’t score again against the Lions’ defense.
It was still 21-0 at the start of the fourth quarter before Lions star Devonte Dedmon scored from 11 yards. Then with 1:58 to go, Dedmon scored again, but the extra point failed and Churchland was up 21-13.
Warhill then recovered an onside kick, but Churchland intercepted a pass by Dedmon with 54 seconds left and ran out the clock.Dedmon ran for 129 yards and had a 53-yard kickoff return. Warhill's Reggie Lipscomb had 59 yards rushing.
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