Plymouth Holds Off North Duplin For 1-A Crown

Raleigh - Angelo Sharpless caught two first-half
touchdown passes to lead Plymouth past North Duplin 20-13 for the
state 1-A football championship.
Sharpless also intercepted two passes as the unbeatn Vikings won
their 16th game. They held off a second-half rally by the
fifth-ranked Rebels to capture their first state title.
Quarterback Dasheen Perry went 5-for-5 for 131 yards.
North Duplin got back in the game with a pair of third-quarter
touchdowns. Alan Schilling recovered a blocked punt in the end zone
with 8 minutes left for the Rebels' first score. Another short punt
set up a drive capped by Billy Mello's two-yard run with 2:20
remaining.
But Plymouth's defense forced a three-and-out on the first
possession, and Kelly Chesson came up with an interception on the
next series.


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  • by man man Location: plymouth on Dec 29, 2007 at 08:50 PM
    i want to thank all of the p-town supporters and i want to give thanks to my parents(irena& william) and coach coady.
  • by Mrs. Blount Location: Plymouth on Dec 10, 2007 at 06:56 PM
    Congrats!!to the Vikings you worked really hard to get where you where Saturday. See what happens when we play team ball hope to see you there again real soon much success to the senior class for having a great (undefeated) season. All things are possible!!
  • by Irena Location: plymouth on Dec 10, 2007 at 04:50 PM
    congrats to my son Dasheen Perry and the rest of the football team. you held it down played fair and brought home!
  • by kim Location: plymouth on Dec 10, 2007 at 01:12 PM
    i was so glad that plymouth high school won their first championship game since 1979. go vikings and keep up the good work.
  • by Melissa - class of 94' Location: Plymouth on Dec 10, 2007 at 08:55 AM
    What an exciting time to be a VIKING!!!! CONGRATS to the team, coaching staff, students and the thousands of people who made the trip to Raleigh to watch it in PERSON!!!! I wouldn't of been anywhere else!!!!! ENJOY, YOU DESERVE IT!!!!!!
  • by Dianner Location: Edenton on Dec 10, 2007 at 06:35 AM
    Congratulations PHS Vikings. You have Plymouth proud!
  • by rain Location: creswell on Dec 10, 2007 at 05:42 AM
    Congratulations to Coaching staff, Players, adminstration,Parents, I'm proud that Plymouth high school were able to be crown the 1-A state championship, I'm proud to be a part of washington county. Keep up the hard work, again congratulations.....
  • by Viking Cheerleader Location: plymouth on Dec 10, 2007 at 05:01 AM
    CONGRADULATIONS VIKINGS!!!!! IT WAS A HARD SEASON BUT WE MADE IT. WE TOOK IT TO THE TOP!!! WAY TO GO CLASS OF "08"
  • by shanell washington Location: plymouth on Dec 9, 2007 at 04:31 PM
    im proud to call myself a freshman at phs congratulations boyz! ya deserved it!#!@$!@
  • by Plymouth Location: Plymouth on Dec 9, 2007 at 01:40 PM
    Congratulations Tobias, Andrew, Angelo, Dwayne, Kelly, Dasheen and the rest of the senior class and entire football team!
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