Newton wins battle of unbeatens to capture Texas 3A Division II state title

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Newton scored 26 unanswered points to capture the Texas Class 3A Division II state title with a 40-16 win over defending state champ Gunter, which brought a 31-game win streak into the game.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>FB: 3A DII State Championship<br>Gunter 16<br>Newton 40 F<br>The Eagles win first State Championship since 2005!<br>Offensive MVP: Noah Williams<br>Defensive MVP: Corbin Foster<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/VYPESETX?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#VYPESETX</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/txhsfb?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#txhsfb</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/UILState?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#UILState</a> <a href=”https://t.co/xm5irQkjQv”>pic.twitter.com/xm5irQkjQv</a></p>&mdash; Ashly Elam (@AshlyVYPE) <a href=”https://twitter.com/AshlyVYPE/status/944058016772624389?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>December 22, 2017</a></blockquote>
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The win gives Newton its ninth undefeated season in school history and its first state title since 2005.

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