- Associated Press - Saturday, December 10, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - D.J. Matthews rushed for a touchdown and threw for another one to lift Jacksonville Trinity Christian to a 24-13 win against Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna in the Florida high school football Class 3A championship game at Camping World Stadium on Saturday.

Matthews, who played quarterback, wide receiver and running back during the game, rushed for 101 yards on nine carries and went 5-of-8 passing for 58 yards as the Conquerors won their fourth consecutive state championship.

Chaminade-Madonna (10-4) scored on the first play from scrimmage when running back Shaun Shivers broke an 80-yard touchdown run to give the Lions a 7-0 lead just 15 seconds in the game.

Trinity Christian (11-3) answered quickly as Matthews connected with Isaiah Washington on a 17-yard touchdown pass to tie the game.

The Lions grabbed a 10-7 lead early in the second quarter behind a short field goal from Daniel Longman but Trinity Christian answered with their running game.



Rasheed Martin, who rushed for 156 yards on 27 carries, put the Conquerors back in the lead with a 13-yard touchdown run and Matthews gave Trinity Christian a 21-10 halftime lead with a 21-yard scoring run.

Shivers rushed for 140 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries. Frankie Onate hit a 52-yard field goal for Trinity Christian.

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