The LIVE! #COVER1 Crew is Covering All of the UIL State Football Championship Games from Arlington


ARLINGTON, TX – Your favorite high school football coverage team, #COVER1 at San Angelo LIVE! hit the road this week to bring you recaps of all the games at the Texas High School UIL Football State Championships. The coverage is sponsored by W & W AFCO Steel.

The Texas High School Football State Championships kicked off with a bang on Wednesday. The 1A 6-man schools Blum and McLean went back and forth from the opening kickoff and stayed within two possessions for the most of game. The game went down to the wire and Blum narrowly defeated McLean 58-52. Here is the story: #COVER1: 34 Point 2nd Half Notches Blum's First-Ever State Title 

The second game on Wednesday was the Refugio Bobcats against the Post Antelopes. You may recall that Refugio is the longtime rival of Mason's during every year's playoffs. This year, Mason lost before having to face Refugio, and Refugio made it to the championships. The Refugio-Post game started off ugly for the 15-0 Refugio Bobcats, but senior quarterback Austin Ochoa and their defense eventually wore down the previously unbeaten Post Antelopes. The final score was Refugio 28, Post 7. The Championship is Refugio's fifth in school history and first since 2016. They have three this decade.  The other was in 2011. Here is the story: #COVER1: Refugio Turns to Austin Ochoa In Second Half To Claim State Title 

Thursday's action kicked off with the Mart Panthers against the Hamlin Pied Pipers. Mart was chsing their 8th State Championship in school history, their 5th since 2006, and their third consecutive. Hamlin, on the other hand, was making their first apperance in a title game. Mart was able to pick up their third straight state title with the 25-20 win. Here is the story: #COVER1: How the 2019 Mart Panthers Solidified Themselves As The Best Team In Program History

The next game on the Cover1 schedule was the Pewitt Brahmas and the Gunter Tigers. The Pewitt Brahmas scored 14 points in the final few minutes of the second quarter to give Gunter a scare, but the Tigers dominated the rest of the game on their way to their second state championship in school history.The final score was 43-22 Gunter. Here is the story: #COVER1: Gunter Captures Program's Second State Title In Four Years | #txhsfb

As the Aledo Bearcats chased their ninth state championship in school history, 4 and 5 star recruits from both teams stole the show.  For Aledo, their offense was filled with marquee players.  Senior running back Jase McClellan came into this game fresh off signing a letter of intent to Alabama.  Senior wide receiver Money Parks signed to play for the Utah Utes next season.  Junior Jo Jo Earle, who has a 4 star billing and holds offers from Texas, USC, Ohio State, Michigan, LSU, and more, completed the loaded offense. Final Score: Aledo 45, Marshall 42. Here is the story: #COVER1: Aledo Captures Ninth State Championship in 45-42 Win Over Fort Bend Marshall

Follow the LIVE! #COVER1 crew at AT&T Stadium in Arlington for the rest of the 2019 Texas High School State Championships. The 5A and 6A games are coming up Friday and Saturday. In the meantime check out all of the scores as they happen here: Texas High School Football Championship Scores

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