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Tarboro shuts out South Columbus to advance

Posted November 21, 2012
Updated November 24, 2012

— The Tarboro Vikings (14-0, 6-0 Eastern Plains) advanced to the 2A state championships with a 46-0 win over South Columbus.

South Columbus vs. Tarboro (Nov. 24, 2012) Slideshow: South Columbus vs. Tarboro (Nov. 23, 2012)

Tarboro opened up with a quick touchdown on a run by Travonne Marshall. Opting for a two-point conversion the Vikings went up 8-0.

In the second quarter, Radja Bobbit found the endzone on a short five yard touchdown run. The two-point conversion didn't hit as the Vikings took a 14-0 lead.

Opening up the third quarter Tarboro didn't lose their stride. Quentin Roberson broke a long run up the middle for a touchdown. The Vikings cruised to a 46-0 win over South Columbus.

Tarboro will face No. 1 East Lincoln (14-0) at BB&T Field on Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. for the title.

South Columbus vs. Tarboro (Nov. 23, 2012) South Columbus vs. Tarboro (Nov. 23, 2012)

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  • karendeniseturner Nov 24, 2012

    I love wral and watch your high school football coverage faithfully!!!! But was so disappointed to watch friday night, Nov 23, 2012, to find that Tarboro's game was not one of your interest!! Our sons have worked so hard just like the other teams you took the time to show. We as parents of the players are so proud of our sons!!! The least thing you could have done was to show them the same respect that you showed your schools. Whats right is right! We might be a small town school but we have VIKING PRIDE AND WE DO WHAT WE DO!!!!!

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