BALTIMORE — Akiva Wedge, Mikale Makle and Devin Butler combined to rush for 364 yards and five touchdowns as Douglass-Prince George's County defeated Dunbar 38-0 in the Class 2A state championship game Saturday night.
This is the first state title for Douglass (14-0), which lost in the finals in 1975, 2011 and 2012. The Eagles' triple option offense helped them roll up 611 points this year.
Douglass posted 410 yards rushing on 52 carries, an average of 7.9 yards per play. Wedge led the way with 159 yards and two touchdowns. Makle had 110 yards with one touchdown and quarterback Butler added 95 yards with two scores.
Wedge ran for a 43-yard touchdown on the team's second play from scrimmage, and Butler added scoring runs of 6 and 10 yards for an 18-0 halftime lead.
Dunbar (10-4) gained 152 yards of total offense and suffered a tough blow when starting quarterback Zionnez Spencer had to be carted off following a third-quarter knee injury.
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