Butler Leads Asheville to State Title

Clemson verbal commitment Crezdon Butler closed down his high school career with MVP honors in the NCHSAA 3-A State Championship game.

Asheville High's Crezdon Butler closed down a sensational prep career by helping lead the Cougars to their first state championship in 83 years in a 13-10 win over Western Alamance Saturday afternoon at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.

As a quarterback, Butler threw a 70-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter to give Asheville a 13-10 lead. He also helped seal the game as a defensive back, bringing in an interception with just under three minutes remaining.

CUTigers.com will have much more on Butler in the coming days as the Clemson verbal commitment prepares for next weekend's Shrine Bowl.

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Butler (5) pulls through a Western Alamance defender as he rushes with the ball in the 3-A North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.



Butler (5) celebrates a 13-10 win over Western Alamance with teammate Chris Conley (59), for the 3-A North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship, Saturday.

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