Balmorhea wins Texas 6-Man 1A Division II state title

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After a three-week wait to play the 2020 6-Man Class 1A Division II championship game, the tiny west Texas community of Balmorhea is celebrating its first-ever high school football championship. Tuesday, Balmorhea beat Richland Springs 74-38 at San Angelo Stadium to capture the state title against the 9-time state champion Coyotes.

After the two traded touchdowns into the second quarter, Balmorhea scored 28 unanswered points to take a 44-16 halftime lead.

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The two teams were scheduled to meet on December 19, 2020 at AT&T Stadium before COVID-19 hit the Balmorhea program.

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