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Essex heads back to state title game with win over Haysi

KING WILLIAM, VA (WWBT) -

The Essex Trojans will play for the state title for a second consecutive season after beating Haysi 35-13 Saturday in the 1A state semifinals.

The Trojans scored late in the first quarter and added another score in the second to take a 14-6 lead into halftime.

Essex pulled away in the second half to dispatch Haysi.

The Trojans will play Altavista Saturday at noon in Salem.  This is a rematch of the state title game from last year won by Altavista, 21-0.

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