Lone Star Gridiron

Championship Game Stats

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*  First of all Congratulations to Canadian, Muleshoe and Prosper for winning Division I Championships last week.  Prosper and Muleshoe won their first titles while Canadian captured its second trophy (in a row) 

* Celina will look to win thier state record 9th Championship this week. This would be their eighth championship in the past 14 years. The Bobcats have lost only once in nine finals appearances, a 22-19 loss to Liberty Hill in 2006 on a  field goal with six seconds to play.

* Current Schools with the most Championships
8: Celina
7: Brownwood, Plano, Southlake Carroll
6: Abilene, Breckenridge, Converse Judson, Odessa Permian, Waco, Wichita Falls

* Four districts could win both of the Division Championships. Allen and Wylie represent 8-5A, Longview and Sulphur Springs reprsent 13-4A, Prosper and Celina represent 9-3A and Canadian and Stratford represent 1-1A.

* Garrett Gilbert needs just 354 passing yards against Longview to break Graham Harrell's all-time state record mark of 12,532 yards.

* Only 3 undefeated teams remaining statewide (Fort Bend Hightower, Lake Travis and 2A-I champion Muleshoe)

* Lake Travis, Celina and Katy could join Canadian as the 2007 champs to make it a repeat.

* 1A Cayuga's Traylon Shead is the leading rusher statewide with 3,256 yards and 48 touchdowns (He is just a Junior)

* Impresive Stats for Sulphur Springs and Dayton Game : Springs QB Tyrik Rollison has thrown for 4,315 yards, WR Jace Jackson, of Sulphur Springs has 95 catches for 1,347 yards and 14 TD's Dayton WR A.J. Dugat has 105 catches for 1,638 yards and 16 TD's

* Five East Texas teams battle for state championships this week — Longview and Sulphur Springs in 4A, Carthage in 3A, Daingerfield in 2A and 1A's Cayuga

* Allen (14-1) Has outscored their opponents 35.1 to 16.9
First championship appearance
Overcame loss of regular-season starting QB Matt Brown
Beat #1 Euless Trinity

* Fort Bend Hightower (13-0) Has outscored their opponents 38.4 to 9.5
First championship appearance

* Katy (12-3) Has outscored their opponents 33.3 to 12.9
Ninth championship appearance Five Championships

* Wylie (13-2) Has outscored their opponents 37.9 to 19.9
Third championship appearance One Championship

* Lake Travis (15-0) Has outscored their opponents 49.1 to 15.5
Second championship appearance One Championship
29-game winning streak

* Longview (13-2) Has outscored their opponents 35.9 to 17.1
Second championship appearance One Championship
Lost to Katy in the 1997 5A Championship game
Longviews only loss is to Allen (5A-I finalist)

* Sulphur Springs (13-2) Has outscored their opponents 41.2 to 28.4
First championship appearance

* Dayton (13-1) Has outscored their opponents 39.8 to 16
First championship appearance

* Celina (12-3) Has outscored their opponents 41.5 to 14.5
Tenth championship appearance Eight Championships
Beat #1 Liberty Hill 40-12 last week

* Carthage (13-2) Has outscored their opponents 43.7 to 16.3
Second championship appearance

* Daingerfield (14-1) Has outscored their opponents 38.9 to 11.3
Sixth championship appearance Three Championships

Possibley had the most dominant single-season football team in Texas history back in 1983. That year Daingerfield scored 632 points, its opponents scored eight It was the first team to go 16-0. They allowed just 1,017 total yards on the season ... The defense created 64 turnovers and scored 12 touchdowns.

* Cisco (14-1) Has outscored their opponents 40 to 14.5
Third championship appearance

* Stratford (13-1) Has outscored their opponents 38.4 to 13.9
Fourth championship appearance Two Championships

* Cayuga (13-2) Has outscored their opponents 39.3 to 16.6
First championship appearance

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