Lone Star Gridiron

Class 3A Division I state final Prosper Eagles (13-1) vs. Waco La Vega Pirates (12-2)

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Class 3A Division I state final

Prosper Eagles (13-1) vs. Waco La Vega Pirates (12-2)

This is the first meeting between these two teams

Last week:
Prosper defeated Abilene Wylie 39-38 (2OT)
La Vega defeated Cuero 41-21

Playoff appearances:
Prosper 1973, 1978, 2002-08
La Vega 1939, 1941, 1948-55, 1987-89, 1991, 1994-96, 1998-99, 2003, 2006-08

Streaks:
Prosper     4 year winning streak
La Vega     2 year winning streak

State Championships :  NONE
Prosper state finals 2008
La Vega state finals 1951 & 2008

Players to watch:
Prosper: QB Hunter Nix, RB Bryan Monroe
La Vega: RB Chris Parr, DB Daxton Swanson

News:
Prosper:
The Eagles won a thriller in the second overtime last Saturday on Nix’s 2-point conversion keeper after Abilene Wylie had taken a 38-31 lead
The Eagles are playing in Texas Stadium for the first time
Trying to be the first from Prosper to win a state crown in a team sport since the 1984 baseball team beat Runge in the Class A finals.

La Vega:
The Pirates, who lost to China Spring in last year’s 3A Division II Region III final, are only 4 years removed from an 0-10 season
Lost to Arlington, 7-0 in the 1951 Class 2A title game

The winner of this game will be the Class 3A Division I state champion.

What are your thoughts?