Valdosta claims 24th state title, 17-7 win vs. Tucker

Valdosta claims 24th state title, 17-7 win vs. Tucker
2016 GHSA AAAAAA Champions (Source: WALB)
2016 GHSA AAAAAA Champions (Source: WALB)

ATLANTA, GA (WALB) - Valdosta claimed it 24th state championship with a 17-7 win over Tucker High School.

The Wildcats led 17-0 at halftime at the Georgia Dome in the Friday night finale.

Though they wouldn't score again, the defense held Tucker to a lone second-half touchdown sealing the AAAAAA title.

VHS finished the season 13-1 in head coach Alan Rodemaker's first year as head coach.

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