Two area teams played for the chance to go to the Texas UIL State Championship

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Two area teams played for their chance to to go to the Texas UIL State Championship.

Both the Canadian Wildcats in Class 3A Div. II, and the Canyon Eagles in Class 4A Div. I were in action in Abilene Texas today, in hopes to play for the ultimate goal, a State Championship.

Both teams playing at Anthony Field at Abilene Christian University.

The Canadian Wildcats were up first at 4 p.m against a 13- 1 Gunter Tigers team that they were seeing for the fifth year in a row in the playoffs. The game was completely one sided.

The Wildcats jumped up to a big 23-0 first half lead and continued to dominate in the second half, wildcats ran away with it 33-6.

The Canyon Eagles played the undefeated Argyle Eagles at 7 p.m.

The Canyon Eagles, who were sitting at 12-1, fell to the undefeated Argyle Eagles 37-20 in the State Semifinal.

The Eagles finished their impressive season at 12-2, scored a total of 512 points, and only allowed 140 points to be scored on them.


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