CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Lamar Raynard's 38-yard touchdown pass to Carlos Manning with 1:04 left helped T.W. Andrews beat Monroe 18-14 on Friday night in the Class 2-AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game.
Raynard threw three touchdown passes for Andrews (14-1), which won its third state title and first since 1991.
Marquell Cartwright rushed for 179 yards for Andrews, which won its 14th straight game after beating its previous 13 opponents by an average of 41 points.
Chase Bynum rushed for 131 yards for Monroe (11-4). His 12-yard touchdown run with 6:03 left put the Redhawks up 14-12.
Monroe advanced to the T.W. Andrews 27 before Devon Underwood's game-ending sack of Zephaniah Wall.
Raynard also threw TDs of 28 yards to Justin Lea and 8 yards to Daquan Wade.
Tre'Shun Wynn had a 4-yard touchdown run for Monroe, which lost in its only other finals appearance in 1989.
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