Madison Academy downs Leeds to win 2nd straight 3A State Championship

Madison Academy won its second straight Class 3A state championship with a 31-14 win over Leeds, Thursay, December 5, 2013. (

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Kemoni Miller rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns to lead Madison Academy to a 31-14 victory over Leeds Thursday in the Class 3A championship game.

Madison Academy (15-0), which claimed its first state title last season, had 364 yards, all on the ground.

Miller had 20 carries, with TD runs of 1 and 10 yards.

Kerryon Johnson, who scored three touchdowns in last year's championship game, had seven carries for 93 yards. He scored on a 43-yard run.

Tadarryl Marshall Jr. led Leeds (12-5). He completed 11 of 23 passes for 147 yards and a 28-yard touchdown to Jacoby Lockhart. He also ran 25 times for 139 yards.

Madison Academy led 14-0 at halftime. Lockhart's touchdown catch with 50 seconds left in the third quarter cut Leeds' deficit to 21-14.

Nathan Geis answered with a 45-yard field goal and LaMarukus Martin added a 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth.

Box score and scoring summary from the game via AHSAA:

Score by Quarters{}1{}2{}3{}4{}Score{}Leeds {}0{}0{}14{}0{}14{}Madison Academy {}7{}7{}7{}10{}31{}SCORING SUMMARY{}{}LEEDS -MA {}1st{}08:43{}MA {}Kerryon Johnson 43 yd run (Nathan Geis kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}6 plays, 68 yards, TOP 3:17{}0 - 7{}2nd{}09:56{}MA {}Kemoni Miller 1 yd run (Nathan Geis kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}11 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:49{}0 - 14{}3rd{}06:19{}LEEDS {}Tre Nation 1 yd run (Morgan Coston kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}11 plays, 79 yards, TOP 5:35{}7 - 14{} {}02:08{}MA {}Kemoni Miller 10 yd run (Nathan Geis kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}10 plays, 64 yards, TOP 4:02{}7 - 21{} {}00:50{}LEEDS {}Jacoby Lockhart 28 yd pass from Tadarryl Marshall Jr (Morgan Coston kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}5 plays, 50 yards, TOP 1:07{}14 - 21{}4th{}07:59{}MA {}Nathan Geis 45 yd field goal{}{}{}{}{}{}{}8 plays, 33 yards, TOP 4:44{}14 - 24{} {}03:28{}MA {}LaMarkus Martin 3 yd run (Nathan Geis kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}6 plays, 69 yards, TOP 2:20{}14 - 31{}