Poteet High School beat Tyler 24-13 Saturday to captured the USA Football National 7 on 7 championship in Frisco, Texas.
Poteet went 6-1 Friday in pool play and entered the championship bracket as the No. 4 seed. In the opening round, Poteet beat Oologah (Oklahoma) 38-4. The Pirates then beat No. 5 seed Evangel Christian (Louisiana) 24-13 in the quarterfinals and top-seeded Landry-Walker in the semis.
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Tyler, the No. 3 seed, advanced to the finals with wins over Frisco (Texas), Bryant (Arkansas) and Pulaski Academy (Arkansas).
The tournament featured 16 teams from Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
This year, USA Football, which took over the national championship from the National Select 7on7 last year, is holding three national championships around the country.
The final national championship will be played in Canton, Ohio July 21-22.