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Looking for a 3-peat

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By The Staff

Pageland recreational football has three chances for a three-peat this weekend in Orangeburg.
Pageland youth teams have won back-to-back state tiles.
This Saturday, the 8-and-under, the 10-and-under and the 12-and-under teams will be playing for state titles.
“Winning the first state in 2016 has given this program confidence,” said coach Jermaine Johnson. “The title motivates, encourages others to add on it.”
The 12-and-under team plays the winner of Abbeville-Chester game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Pageland team advanced to the title game with a 38-0 win over Darlington, a 30-0 win over Marion and a 34-6 win over 34-6 win over Latta.
The majority of the 12-year-old team was on the back-to-back champions.
In 2016, they won the 8-and-under title with a 34-12 win over Abbeville. Last year they won the 10-and-under title with a 14-0 win over Chester.
The team is coached by James Grant. Assistants are Jeff Blakeney, Cedric Miller and Lavon Truesdale.
The 10-and-under team also plays the winner of the Abbeville-Chester game. Kickoff for the state title game is 12:30 p.m.
The Pageland team advanced to the title game with four shutouts in five games.
The Abbeville-Chester game will be played Tuesday.
Several of the 10-and-under team played on last year’s championship squad.
This year, Pageland blanked Marion 38-0 in the first round.
In the second round, Pageland had its closest contest, a 14-12 win over Darlington.
The Pageland team advanced to the state title game with a 38-0 win over Lakeview, 30-0 over Loris and 16-0 over St. Stephens.
Pageland plays the winner of the Abbeville-Chester game for the title. Abbeville and Chester play Wednesday.
The team is coached by Jermaine Johnson. Assistant coaches are Charles McNair, Eric Funderburk, Anthony Tyson, Norris Wilson and Brandon Price.
The 8-and-under team advanced to the title game with a 14-0 win over Lamar. The title game is 9:30 a.m. Saturday against Abbeville.
The team’s closest game in its playoff run was a 14-12 win over Marion. Other games were shutouts, 22-0 over Latta and 30-0 over Cheraw.
The coach is Cornelius Chambers. Assistant coaches are Marques Allen, Pernell Little and Rodrigues Lockhart.
The Pageland recreation league had about 100 players this season. About 20 All-Stars for each age group were chosen to represent Pageland in the playoffs.

8U Football Team
Markel Allen
Damir Baker
Jashir Covington
Jolsten Flowers
Bentley Gutierrez
Zaden Haggins
Jamie Hickmon
Ivan Huntley
Semaj Liles
Derwin Louallen
Amandre McBride
Eldan McClain
Keelan Meadows
Jacob Plyer
Jay Redfearn
Jaden Robinson
Head Coach: Corneilus Chambers
Assistant Coaches: Marques Allen, Pernell Little, Rodrigues Lockhart
Playoffs
Round 1: Pageland 22, Latta 0
Round 2: Pageland 30, Cheraw 0
Round 3: Pageland 14, Marion 12
Eastern District Championship: Pageland 14, Lamar 0
Lower State Championship, Automatic Advance to State

10U Football Team
Marques Allen
Nicholas Bines
Christian Blalock
Kayden Clark
Karim Darby
Sean Davis
Jordan Harper
Jakari Holloman
Dwayne Louallen
Lavonte Lowery
Timar Mobley
Braden Price
Brayden Price
Derrick Rivers
Brandon Rollins
Jaquavious Rushing
Bryson Simpkins
Brandon Streater
Isaiah Tyson
Jayden Wallace
Ashten Wilson
Playoffs
Round 1: Pageland 38, Marion  0
Round 2: Pageland 14, Darlington 12
Round 3: Pageland 38, Lakeview  0
Eastern District Championship: Pageland 30, Loris 0
Lower State Championship: Pageland 16, St Stephens 0

12U Football Team
Amare Adams
Nicholas Allen
Jeffrey Bines
Caleb Blakeney
Xavier Campbell
Kaegan Chambers
Dontavias Covington
Kobe Davis
Jamar Fredlaw
Marcus Gainey
Eric Garrison
Tobias Miller
Jaden Mungo
Kameron Officer
Xaveia Sowell
Kaden Streater
Nishun Streater
Kyree Walker
Travion Wilson
Playoffs
Round 1: Bye
Round 2: Pageland 38, Darlington 0
Round 3: Pageland 30, Marion  0
Eastern District Championship: Pageland 34, Latta 6
Lower State Championship, Automatic Advance to State