UPDATED: Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets Win 3A State Championship, 55-14, Over Dundalk (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Jake Funk with the ball in the Maryland 3A State Championship game.

Jake Funk with the ball in the Maryland 3A State Championship game.

UPDATED Damascus star running back Jake Funk scored a record seven times in the Maryland 3A state championship game, which was played at M & T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Dec. 3rd.

The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets won the game, 55-14, over the Dundalk Owls to finish the season undefeated.

In this first quarter, Funk scored twice.

Dundalk responded with a touchdown and two point conversion. But it was Funk again with a score. The Hornets two-point conversion failed.

Before halftime, Funk has six touchdowns bringing his total this season to 56 and football fans there was still a second half to play.

Funk scored again right after the half to bring his total to seven touchdowns in the Maryland championship game.

The win is redemption for Damascus who lost the state championship game last year.

In an interview earlier this week, Damascus Coach Eric Wallich said if the Swarmin’ Hornets won the game it would be bittersweet because it is Funk’s last game for his high school team. Wallich credited Funk’s work ethic for his success and he said he loved his star player like a son. He hoped Funk would go out in a “blaze of glory” and that he did!

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