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Hales leads Vikings to title at MSU camp

[7/27/04]Warren Central has long been known as a grind-it-out, run oriented football team.

So it may come as a little bit of a surprise to see the Vikings’ dominance during a passing league camp on Saturday and Sunday at Mississippi State.

Quarterback Christian Hales tossed 34 touchdowns and the Vikings finished 11-0 to capture the passing league championship. WC’s B team finished 5-4.

The league consisted of teams from Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. WC defeated Green High School of Mobile in the championship game.

Larry Warner led all Vikings with eight touchdown catches, while Chico Hunter caught seven touchdowns and Otis Stamps and Fred Payne each reeled in five. Michael Robinson caught four TDs.

On defense, Stamps lead all Vikings with three interceptions and Michael Horton intercepted a pass.

Ryan Williams, quarterback of the B team, threw 16 touchdowns to lead the team of underclassmen to a winning record. Carlton Davis caught four TDs and Larry Thomas, Marquel Sims, Chris Lacey and Johnny Reynolds each hauled in a pair of touchdowns.