Water Valley wins Class 3A state football championship

The Blue Devils last won the state title in 1990.

Posted: Aug 9, 2019 10:24 AM

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WTVA) - Jacob Truss threw four touchdown passes and caught another as Water Valley defeated Seminary, 34-28, to win the Class 3A state football championship on Friday.

Bud Tolbert had four receptions, all of which went for touchdowns. Tolbert had 100 yards receiving and was named the player of the game.

The Blue Devils led 21-6 at halftime and led 34-12 in the second half before holding off a Seminary rally.

Water Valley (14-2) won its first state championship since 1990, its only other appearance in the title game.

Seminary finished the season at 12-4.

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