The Class 5 Stone Bridge Bulldogs and the Class 4 Tuscarora Huskies punched their tickets to VHSL state football championship games in their respective classifications following double-digit victories in Saturday's semifinal round.

Stone Bridge (12-1) defeated North Stafford 44-15 at home Saturday afternoon in a Class 5 semifinal game. The Bulldogs earned their ninth trip to the state final since 2005.

Tuscarora (13-1) defeated Salem 36-20 at Salem Stadium in a Class 4 semifinal. The Huskies recorded their third consecutive road playoff win to secure a spot in the state final for the third time since 2014.

Stone Bridge will play Maury (14-0) -- a 17-14 semifinal winner over Varina -- in the VHSL Class 5 state final Dec. 14 at Hampton University.

Tuscarora will play Lake Taylor (12-2) in the VHSL Class 4 state final Dec. 14 at Liberty University in Lynchburg. Lake Taylor outlasted Patrick Henry-Ashland 36-35 in the semifinals.

State finals, Dec. 14

Class 5 at Hampton University

Stone Bridge (12-1) vs. Maury (14-0), 12 p.m.

Class 4 at Liberty University

Tuscarora (13-1) vs. Lake Taylor (12-2), 4:30 p.m.

State semifinals, Dec. 7

Class 5

Stone Bridge 44, North Stafford 15

Maury 17, Varina 14

Class 4

Tuscarora 36, Salem 20

Lake Taylor 36, Patrick Henry-Ashland 35


First Quarter

SB: Cole 33 run (Cole run)

NS: Boyd 18 pass to Swinton (Warren kick)

Second Quarter

SB: Cole 4 run (Cole run)

SB: Covington-Griggs recovered blocked punt in end zone (Dastejerdi kick)

Third Quarter

SB: Cole 6 run (Dastejerdi kick)

SB: Moore 7 run (Araujo kick)

Fourth Quarter

NS: Boyd 74 pass to Swinton (Boyd run)

SB: Mason 1 run (Tran kick)


First Quarter

T: Duke 7 run (Skirkanich kick)

S: Grepiotis 34 field goal

T: Duke 69 run (Skirkanich kick)

S: Chaney 72 pass to Collins (Grepiotis kick)

Second Quarter

S: Logan 9 pass to Leftwich (Grepiotis kick)

T: Duke 7 run (Duke run)

T: Gick 49 pass to Gilyard (Skirkanich kick)

Third Quarter

S: Grepiotis 33 field goal

T: Duke 5 run (Skirkanich kick)

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