South Carolina State Champion

Photo by Mark  Beery

Photo by Mark Beery

Everyone playing in the Superbowl this weekend got their start somewhere!

Photo by Mark Beery

Easley vs. North Charleston 8u State football Championship at South Carolina State University.

With North Charleston leading most of the game 6-0 the contest would come down to the final 2-minutes of the game. Easley drove down the field where they were faced with a 4th down and inches. Easley converted for renewed hope and a minute left in the 4th quarter. Easley advanced the ball into the end-zone tying the game at six all. Easley had to convert for 2-points to take the lead in a defensive battle of 7-8 year old juggernauts. Just barely the Easley boys responded with what they needed and took an 8-6 lead with :53 seconds left on the clock. on the ensuing plays North Charleston received the kickoff and furiously did everything in their power to score the next few downs. Easley’s defense was relentless and wanted no part of it. Easley made one stop after another and sealed the game 8-6 and the State Championship. It is the first time in over 10 years Easley won a state championship in youth football.

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