The Argyle Eagles won their second state championship in school history on Friday night, defeating Lindale by a score of 49-21.
Argyle (16-0, 6-0) drove 74 yards on its opening drive and scored on a 1-yard run from Tito Byce.
Later in the first quarter, Byce scored on a 4-yard run to make it 14-0 and tacked on a two-yard run nine seconds later to make it 21-0 Argyle in the first quarter.
Byce scored his fourth touchdown of the night on a 4-yard run in the second quarter to make it 28-0 at the half.
Byce finished the game with 152 yards rushing and was named Offensive MVP of the game.
Tito Byce (Argyle) named Offensive MVP with 152 rush yds, and 4 TDs.
Zach Stewart (Argyle) named Defensive MVP with 6.5 tackles, and 1 PBU. pic.twitter.com/0wTBUt21EB
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Lindale scored a touchdown in the third to make it 28-7, but Argyle answered with a 1-yard pass from CJ Rogers to Jasper Lott to make it 35-7 Argyle.
Rogers followed that up with a 43-yard pass to Ward McCollum to make it 42-7 Eagles with less than two minutes to play in the third.
Lindale scored once again, but Argyle answered when Rogers and Lott hooked up a second time on a 4-yard pass late in the fourth quarter.
Rogers finished the game with 352 yards passing and three touchdowns.
Zach Stewart was named Defensive MVP.
“They’re just unbelievable kids.”@argylegridiron head coach Todd Rodgers talked with @SCMerrifield about yet another state title, his program’s consistency in the playoffs, and more! #TXHSFB | @uiltexas | #UILonFSSW | #UILState pic.twitter.com/UkNVkJNsPE
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