The entire offense rallied around Chesson to try to break the county single-season mark of 36 touchdowns set by Callahan in 2004, but the state record snuck up on most of the players.
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Although Chesson said early in the season that he would like to set a record, he said he didn't realize he was getting close until a few weeks ago when his uncle in California told him after finding Callahan's record online.
While the Patriots are thrilled to have the touchdown record, they have celebrated only a little bit. Their focus remains on winning their second state championship in three years.
"People always ask, 'Are you guys trying to break records?'" Fulton said. "Honestly, we're just trying to win a game, and it just happens."
Still, it's a hot topic in the hallways.
"In school, it's hard not to get caught up in it, because everybody's talking about it," Fisher said, "but at the same time you have to have that focus."