Katy Paetow wins its first Texas high school football state championship

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Katy Paetow rolled the dice Friday at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, to win its first-ever Texas high school football championship.

After battling College Station to a 21-21 tie in regular in the Class 5A Division I championship game, College Station took a 24-21 lead on a field goal to open overtime. After converting a 4th-and-inches, Jacob Brown scored the game-winning touchdown for the Panthers.

The 27-24 win closes-out Katy Paetow’s season with a 15-1 mark. The loss was the first of the year for College Station, which also finishes 15-1.

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