Bulldogs to play for regional championship
Published 3:47 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021
King’s Fork High School’s varsity football team won decisively Nov. 19 against a longtime Southeastern District rival to advance to the Region 4A championship game.
The top-seeded Bulldogs hosted No. 5 Deep Creek High School on Friday and improved on their 31-15 regular-season victory over the Hornets with a 34-7 win in the Region 4A semifinals.
“Our football team did a great job of preparing and executing our game plan,” King’s Fork Head Coach Anthony Joffrion said.
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When asked about the determining factor in the Bulldogs’ victory, Joffrion said, “Our offensive line did a great job of controlling the line of scrimmage.”
On offense, KF junior quarterback Cameron Butler finished the game having gone 7-for-13 passing for 189 yards and two touchdowns and also having run for 50 yards and a score.
Standing out on defense for King’s Fork was senior defensive end Kyree Moyston, who ended up with eight tackles, including four tackles for a loss, and three sacks. Joffrion noted that Moyston, an outstanding student-athlete, is committed to Virginia Tech.
The Bulldogs (10-1) will host No. 3 Warhill High School (11-1) in the Region 4A title game Friday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m.
“It is very exciting to be competing for a regional championship, especially against a well-coached and disciplined football team like Warhill High School,” Joffrion said.
The Lions reached the regional final after upsetting No. 2 Hampton High School by a score of 13-6 in the other Region 4A semifinal Friday.
To win the regional title, Joffrion said his team will need “to play mistake-free football and focus on doing our job consistently throughout the game.”