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Madonna Claims West Virginia Class A Football Title

Updated: Sunday, December 8 2013, 04:50 PM EST

   WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) -- Ross Comis threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, leading Madonna to a 24-14 win over Greenbrier West in the Class A championship game Saturday night.


   Top-seeded Madonna (14-0) won the third title in school history and atoned for an overtime loss to Wahama last year.


   Seventh-seeded Greenbrier West (12-2) lost in its first trip to the title game since 1991.


   Comis scored from 1 yard out in the first quarter. He threw TD passes of 42 and 34 yards to Will Bowser in the third quarter for a 21-7 lead.


   Cory Cox and Malik Boatwright had short scoring runs for Greenbrier West.


   Madonna's Matt Green kicked a 22-yard field goal with 6:12 left for the final margin.

Madonna Claims West Virginia Class A Football Title

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Coach's Corner

Head Coach: Douglas Taylor

History of Coaching: 1999-2008 Weir High Assistant Coach, 2009-2012 Oak Glen Assistant Coach, 2011-Present Madonna Head Coach
Record as Head Coach: 18-7
Current School Record as Head Coach: 18-7
Family Info: Wife-Mary Ann; 2 children
Stadium Information
Stadium Name: Jimmy Carey
Stadium Address: 100 Red Rider Road, Weirton, W.Va., 26062
Type of Turf: Artificial
Stadium Seating Capacity: 3,500
School/Team Information
High School: Madonna High School
School Address: 150 Michael Way, Weirton, W.Va., 26062
School Phone: 304-723-0545
Contact for Boosters: Jon Kendrick
Contact For Tickets: Jon Kendrick
Athletic Director/Contact Information: Jon Kendrick (304) 723-0545
State Division Or Class: WV A
Greatest Moment In Team History: 1987 & 2009 State Championship
Last Conference Title: 2012 OVAC and Mason-Dixon
School's Biggest Rivalry: Wheeling Central and Bishop Donahue

Mascot: Blue Dons
School Colors: Navy Blue & Silver
All-Time Football Record: 337-244-2
Playoff Appearance/Record: 15-7 in last 10 years
# Of State Championships/Year: 2 - 1987/2009
Last Year Team In Playoffs: 2012
Last Year's Football Record: 12-2 WV State Runner Up

Type Of Offense: Spread
Type Of Defense: 40
Conference/Class: OVAC A
Best Known Alumni: Gene Trosch, Ed Neely, Max Nogay, Jake Myers

Player Information
How many returning offensive players: 9
Key returning players: Garrett Bever, Will Bowser, Ross Comis, Nate Guio, Josh Martin, Eliott Nero
How many returning defensive players: 10
How many returning lettermen: 20
Key players that graduated: Garrett Hypes, Charlie Kotten, Quintin Hukill, James Fulciniti
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