JAMES CITY - Lafayette scored on its first six possessions en route to a 43-19 victory against Poquoson at Wanner Stadium on Thursday.
Brendan McGinty rushed for three touchdowns and Jahlil Green added one in the air and one on the ground as Lafayette (9-1 overall, 8-1 district) secured a share of the Bay Rivers District title for the first time since 2007.
Green made his final pitch for Bay Rivers District Player of the Year, rushing eight times for 98 yards and a touchdown. The junior completed a 37-yard touchdown pass to Darren Patton.
Grayson Boyce carried 16 times for 73 yards and two touchdowns for Poquoson (4-6, 3-6). Austin Turner also scored for the Islanders.
Both teams will advance to the Group AA Region I Division 3 playoffs. Lafayette will receive a first-round bye as one of the top two seeds. Poquoson likely will travel to play the No. 3 seed in next week’s first round.