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FINAL SCORE FRIDAY: Meadowbrook defeats Manchester in high-scoring thriller

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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The Meadowbrook Monarchs scored 47 points to beat the Manchester Lancers Thursday night at Manchester High School.

Manchester ran out to a 20 – 0 lead before the Meadowbrook  scored its first points.

In the third quarter, Meadowbrook’s Gerard Johnson ran for a 42-yard touchdown. The ensuing two-point conversion tied the game at 27.

Manchester’s Holland Fisher returned a kick off 85 yards for a touchdown to give his school a 41 – 33 lead.

Later in the fourth quarter, Meadowbrook running back Brandon McShine rushed for a score to give the Monarchs the lead 47- 41 win.

The running back’s performance impressed his coach.

“I don’t know how many yard he [McShine] had, but that boy never quit. I’m so proud of him,” said Meadowbrook head football coach Troy Taylor.

If you are at a high school football game in Central Virginia, tweet game pictures, video and updates to #FinalScoreFriday.

Here are the scores for the games played Thursday, Aug. 30. 

Manchester 41 Meadowbrook 47
Matoaca 7 Cosby 19
Northampton 0 Lancaster 46
King & Queen  (No report) Cent. VA Home School   (No report)