73
      Thursday
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      Friday
      93 / 73
      Saturday
      88 / 70

      Hartsville blows out Union County to cap perfect season

      Dominic Robertson scores first quarter touchdown. Hartsville defeated Union County 62-27 to win the 3A state championship.

      COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) ?? Trey Rogers ran for 110 yards and scored five rushing touchdowns and Trey Samuel added 274 yards rushing and two scores as Hartsville defeated Union County 62-27 in the Class 3A state championship Saturday night.

      Rogers had scoring runs of 2, 6, 1, 1 and 10 yards while Samuel scored on runs of 55 and 14 yards to give the Red Foxes (15-0) their first state championship since 1988.

      Hartsville finished with 452 yards rushing. The Red Foxes scored on their six first-half possessions and added a 91-yard interception return for a score by Fisher Payne with 10 seconds remaining in the first half to lead 48-20 at the break.

      Keiston Smith threw for 264 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 102 yards and touchdowns of 11 and 9 yards for Union County (9-6). The Yellow Jackets won four playoff games on the road before falling in the final.