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Smyrna, Woodbridge crowned state H.S. football champs

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One state high school football title staying right where it is,  while another is going somewhere its never been before.

Smyrna defended its Division I state crown – running by Middletown 36-14 Saturday’s title game at Delaware Stadium.

Smyrna rushed for 458 yards in the victory, with junior Will Knight piling up 241 yards and four touchdowns as the Eagles capped a perfect 12-0 season.

In Division Two, Woodbridge secured its first-ever state football crown, holding off Wilmington Friends 14-9.

The Blue Raiders defense held Friends to just 93 yards as they put the finishing touch on an unblemished 13-0 record.

Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for nearly three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.