The 2021 Florida high school football state championships kicked off Thursday night with Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville) knocking off Champagnat Catholic 41-23 in the 2A state title game at Gene Cox Stadium.
It’s the ninth state championship in school history for Trinity Christian.
Here’s a look at the top performers from the 2A championship game.
(Photo courtesy of Justin Barney)
TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY TOP STARS
Freshman quarterback Colin Hurley went 7-for-14 for 105 passing yards, one touchdown pass and one interception.
Junior running back Treyaun Webb had 22 carries for 176 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns.
Sophomore running back Darnell Rogers added 17 carries for 173 rushing yards and had three rushing touchdowns.
Senior linebacker Caden Morrell had a team-high 9 total tackles
Senior wide receiver Fred Highsmith had 3 catches for 85 yards, including a 59-yard reception in the second quarter.
CHAMPAGNAT CATHOLIC TOP STARS
Freshman quarterback Ennio “EJ” Yapoor finished 21-for-34 for 332 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and an interception. Yapoor added 16 carries for 53 yards and a rushing touchdown.
Senior wide receiver Ben Prosper led the way with 7 receptions for 80 receiving yards.
Junior wide receiver had 3 catches for 83 receiving yards and a receiving touchdown.
Junior linebacker Antron Williams had a game-high 13 total tackles
Trinity Christian Academy: 335 passing yards, 105 rushing yards, 440 total yards
Trinity Christian Academy: 20 first downs, 7 penalties, 26:11 time of possession
Champagnat Catholic: 332 passing yards, 38 rushing yards, 370 total yards
Champagnat Catholic: 20 first downs, 15 penalties, 21:49 time of possession