Tarboro routs East Surry to win 1AA state championship

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tarboro finished off a perfect season by routing East Surry, 50-10, for the Class 1AA state championship Saturday night.

After an early 7-0 deficit, It was all Vikings (15-0) at Carter Finley Stadium.

Tarboro quarterback Kimani McDaniels ran 36 yards for a first-quarter touchdown to tie the game at 7-7 en route to a 14-10 halftime lead.

McDaniels, who was named MVP, races 66 yards for a touchdown to make it 21-10 in the third quarter and the rout was on.

The Vikings claimed the school's sixth state championship.

East Surry finished 11-3