Benedictine tops Ireton for first state title since 2001

Benedictine tops Ireton for first title since 2001

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Benedictine Cadets won their first football state title since 2001 with a 23-7 win over Bishop Ireton Saturday.

The Cadets trailed 7-0 in the second quarter but went on to shutout the Cardinals the rest of the way.  The Cadets tied the game at seven in the second quarter before erupting for 16 points in a three minute stretch in the fourth.

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