Gray runs for 251 as Aledo downs Manvel in Class 4A Div. II

Aledo's Jonathan Gray, right, runs against Manvel's Idris Abdulaleem (52) during the first half of the Class 4A Division II high school championship football game in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes)

December 17, 2011 4:54:06 PM PST
Aledo's Johnathan Gray capped his high school career with yet another record performance and quarterback Mason Bishop accounted for five touchdowns in the Bearcats' 49-28 Class 4A Division II state championship victory over Manvel on Saturday.[SPORTS BLOG: Read the latest from the Eyewitness Sports team]

Gray rushed for 251 yards and scored one touchdown to break the national record for career touchdowns with 205, eclipsing the total set by Mike Hart of Nedrow Onondaga, N.Y.

The senior, who has committed to Texas, fell 14 points shy of the national all-time points record.

Bishop ran for two touchdowns and passed for three others, including two to Parker Bradham, and Todd Christian returned an interception 69 yards for another score to give Aledo a third consecutive state championship.

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