DeSoto finished-off its best-ever season by beat Cibolo Steele 38-29 in a battle of national powers in the Texas Class 6A Division II final game at AT&T Stadium. The title gave the Eagles, the school’s first-ever state football championship.
DeSoto, ranked #14 in the High School Football America National Top 25, jumped-out to a 28-10 halftime lead. The 17th ranked Knights cut the DeSoto lead to 35-29 with six minutes left, however the Eagles got a turnover, which led to a field goal that gave them the final margin of victory.
In the quarterback battle, DeSoto’s Shawn Robinson, who’s given his verbal to TCU, was named the offensive player of the game after throwing for 222 yards and two touchdowns. Robinson also rushed for 197 yards and a score. Cibolo Steele QB Xavier Martin, a Texas Tech verbal commit, threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 16 yards and two scores.