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South Pittsburg Wins State Title Over McKenzie


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Robert Robinson ran for four touchdowns to lead South Pittsburg to its fourth state championship in a 52-20 victory over McKenzie on Friday.

Robinson was named the most valuable offensive player in the Class 1A BlueCross Bowl. He rushed for 204 yards for the Pirates, who won all of 15 games this season.

Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes for the Rebels, all coming in the fourth quarter. The Rebels finished 13 and 2.

The Pirates took a 14-to-0 lead after four offensive plays, and totaled 528 total yards in the game.

South Pittsburg stretched its lead to 46-to-nothing in the third quarter on Robinson's fourth touchdown.

The Pirates also won state titles in 1969, 1994 and 1999.

McKenzie was making its first championship game appearance.

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