Danville won its 10th state football championship with a 42-7 drubbing of Beechwood in the Class A title game this afternoon at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.
The Admirals (14-1) rushed for 500 yards and held the Tigers (13-2) to 22 yards on the ground.
Charles Penix, who was selected as the game's MVP, gained 268 yards on 27 carries and Kelvin Turner gained 186 yards on 27 carries. Penix scored two touchdowns. Turner scored four.
One of Penix's touchdowns came on a 38-yard run in the third quarter and put Danville ahead 20-0. His 73-yard run in the fourth quarter set up another Admiral touchdown.
Danville only attempted two passes and didn't have a completion. Beechwood threw for 189 yards.
The Admirals led 14-0 at halftime, then pulled away from the Tigers in the second half, building a 42-0 advantage before giving up a late touchdown.