Metamora wins third state title over Geneseo -

Metamora wins third state title over Geneseo

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Quarterback Michael Fay ran for 165 yards and four touchdowns as Metamora routed Geneseo 41-7 for the Illinois Class 4A championship.

Metamora exploded for three second-quarter in Friday night's game at Memorial Stadium in Champaign.

Aaron Peters added 168 yards and a touchdown for the Redbirds (13-1).

Metamora gained 477 yards, all but 30 of them on the ground.

Geneseo (11-3) was led by Luke Lebke, who had 164 yards on nine carries and scored his team's lone touchdown.

It was the third state title for Metamora. The Redbirds also won in 1975 and 2007. They also have seven second-place finishes.

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