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Mervo vs. Dundalk: 2021 Class 4A/3A state championship game...

Shantres Shaw, mother of Elijah Gorham, holds the trophy as she celebrates with the Mervo football team. Mervo beat Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Gorham, a senior wider receiver, died in October from injuries he suffered in a football game in September.
(Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

Mervo vs. Dundalk: 2021 Class 4A/3A state championship football game | PHOTOS

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Mervo defeated Dundalk to win the 2021 Class 4A/3A state championship football game.
(Kim Hairston)
Dundalk vs Mervo
Shantres Shaw, mother of Elijah Gorham, holds the trophy as she celebrates with the Mervo football team. Mervo beat Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Gorham, a senior wider receiver, died in October from injuries he suffered in a football game in September.
Shantres Shaw, mother of Elijah Gorham, holds the trophy as she celebrates with the Mervo football team. Mervo beat Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Gorham, a senior wider receiver, died in October from injuries he suffered in a football game in September. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs. Mervo
Mervo players celebrate their win over Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game.
Mervo players celebrate their win over Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs. Mervo
Shantres Shaw, mother of Elijah Gorham, holds the trophy after Mervo beat Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Gorham, a senior wider receiver, died in October from injuries he suffered in a football game in September.
Shantres Shaw, mother of Elijah Gorham, holds the trophy after Mervo beat Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Gorham, a senior wider receiver, died in October from injuries he suffered in a football game in September. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, intercepts a ball ahead of Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, in their Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13.
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, intercepts a ball ahead of Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, in their Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Center, Kylish Hicks, Mervo, intercepts a ball ahead of Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, during their Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13.
Center, Kylish Hicks, Mervo, intercepts a ball ahead of Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, during their Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs. Mervo
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, tackles Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, in the first half. Dundalk and Mervo compete in the 4a3a-state-final in football at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, tackles Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, in the first half. Dundalk and Mervo compete in the 4a3a-state-final in football at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Derek Dunn, Mervo QB, is forced out of bounds by Robert Pitts, Dundalk, in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021.
Derek Dunn, Mervo QB, is forced out of bounds by Robert Pitts, Dundalk, in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, leaps over Kevaun Briscoe, Dundalk, to intercept the ball late in the 4th quarter.
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, leaps over Kevaun Briscoe, Dundalk, to intercept the ball late in the 4th quarter. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, leaps over Kevaun Briscoe, Dundalk, to intercept the ball late in the 4th quarter. Mervo wins the Class 4A/3A state championship football game 22-13 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Kylish Hicks, Mervo, leaps over Kevaun Briscoe, Dundalk, to intercept the ball late in the 4th quarter. Mervo wins the Class 4A/3A state championship football game 22-13 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Mervo QB Derek Dunn makes a pass as Dale Martin, Dundalk, closes in.
Mervo QB Derek Dunn makes a pass as Dale Martin, Dundalk, closes in. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Mervo QB Derek Dunn escapes the tackle of Dale Martin, Dundalk.
Mervo QB Derek Dunn escapes the tackle of Dale Martin, Dundalk. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Tyshawn Cox, Mervo, catches the two point conversion as Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, pulls him down in the end zone. Mervo wins the Class 4A/3A state championship football game 22-13 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Tyshawn Cox, Mervo, catches the two point conversion as Marcus Nicholson, Dundalk, pulls him down in the end zone. Mervo wins the Class 4A/3A state championship football game 22-13 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Dundalk QB Calvin Stokes loses the ball and Mervo wins possession.
Dundalk QB Calvin Stokes loses the ball and Mervo wins possession. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Dundalk QB Calvin Stokes carries the ball in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game against Mervo.
Dundalk QB Calvin Stokes carries the ball in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game against Mervo. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Baltimore mayor Brandon Scott, a Mervo graduate, is on the field to celebrate the victory over Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021.
Baltimore mayor Brandon Scott, a Mervo graduate, is on the field to celebrate the victory over Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Mervo fans react during the Class 4A/3A state championship football final against Dundalk at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021.
Mervo fans react during the Class 4A/3A state championship football final against Dundalk at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Mervo head football coach Patrick Nixon, raises a fist as he looks toward fans after his team beat Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021.
Mervo head football coach Patrick Nixon, raises a fist as he looks toward fans after his team beat Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Derek Dunn, Mervo QB, looks to pass in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final against Dundalk at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021.
Derek Dunn, Mervo QB, looks to pass in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final against Dundalk at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Center, Marcus Nicholson tips the ball to Jordan Fiorenza Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game against Mervo at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021.
Center, Marcus Nicholson tips the ball to Jordan Fiorenza Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football game against Mervo at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Dundalk QB Calvin Stokes gains yards against Mervo in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021.
Dundalk QB Calvin Stokes gains yards against Mervo in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
From left, Myzel Brunson and Kylish Hicks, Mervo, look toward their supporters after Hicks intercepted a pass in the Dundalk end zone late in the 4th quarter. Mervo wins the Class 4A/3A state championship football final 22-13 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. December 2, 2021.
From left, Myzel Brunson and Kylish Hicks, Mervo, look toward their supporters after Hicks intercepted a pass in the Dundalk end zone late in the 4th quarter. Mervo wins the Class 4A/3A state championship football final 22-13 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Shantres Shaw, mother of Elijah Gorham, watches Mervo play Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. Gorham, a senior wider receiver, died in October from injuries he suffered in a football game in September. December 2, 2021.
Shantres Shaw, mother of Elijah Gorham, watches Mervo play Dundalk in the Class 4A/3A state championship football final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mervo wins 22-13. Gorham, a senior wider receiver, died in October from injuries he suffered in a football game in September. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dundalk vs Mervo in Class 4A/3A Football Final
Right, Deandre Ferguson, Mervo, steps around Qaiyon Prioleau, Dundalk, and heads for the end zone in the 3rd quarter. Ferguson scores the go ahead touchdown and Mervo wins 22-13. Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. December 2, 2021.
Right, Deandre Ferguson, Mervo, steps around Qaiyon Prioleau, Dundalk, and heads for the end zone in the 3rd quarter. Ferguson scores the go ahead touchdown and Mervo wins 22-13. Class 4A/3A state championship football game final at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. December 2, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
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