- Associated Press - Saturday, December 5, 2015

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Cordarrian Richardson ran for 342 yards on 41 carries, and he also threw a touchdown pass as Trezevant defeated Marion County 40-35 on Saturday to win the Tennessee Class 2A state championship.

Richardson was named the game’s most valuable offensive player. The running back threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Tywon Johnson in the third quarter.

Jutarian Malone also rushed for a touchdown, while Justin Swift also had a receiving TD for the Bears (12-3).

Marion County tied the game at 34 with Jacob Saylors’ two-yard touchdown run. Christian Stephens put the Warriors (13-2) up 35-34 with the PAT at 8:08 remaining in the game.

Richardson then broke off a 48-yard run with 6:45 left to retake the lead.

MCHS’ Logan Walters threw for 108 yards and a touchdown on 8-for-15 passing and ran for a touchdown. Hunter Zeman also had a rushing score, while Bryce Massengale caught the lone receiving score.

The Warriors’ Alex Kirkendoll was the game’s most valuable defensive player with nine tackles, including one tackle for loss.

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