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Fort Worth Covenant Wins Wild Shootout for First TAPPS Title

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In a game that featured nearly 1,300 yards of offense, 5 tied scores and 7 lead changes (including 2 in the final 1:40 of the game, the Fort Wirth Covenant Cavaliers defeated the Bulverde Bracken Christian Warriors 68-66 Thursday night at Waco ISD Stadium in the Sixman Division III title game to win their first TAPPS football title.

After Bracken Christian scored with 1:39 left in the game to take their first lead since midway through the 3rd quarter, the Cavaliers drove to the Warriors 12-yard line, a 3rd down sack left the Cavaliers facing 4th and goal from the 23-yard line.

Covenant lined up to attempt a 40-yard field goal and Bracken called time out to try to ice the kicker.


However, Rex Platt nailed the 40-yard attempt to give the Cavaliers the lead 68-66 with 0:33 left in the game.

Bracken Christian was able to drive to the Covenant 28 before the game ended.

QUICK STATS

Fort Worth Covenant Cavaliers – 641 yards (201 Rushing; 440 Passing)

Joshua Sapp 148 yards rushing on 9 carries.

Lanham Briley 424 yards passing – 29 completions on 40 attempts.

Nathaniel Bennett 192 yards receiving on 7 receptions.

Bulverde Bracken Christian Warriors – 650 yards (339 Rushing; 311 Passing)

Stephen Peterson 229 yards rushing on 35 carries

Colt Wheelock 274 yards passing – 16 completions on 22 attempts.

Dylan Merz 154 yards receiving on 7 receptions.

 

Enjoy these photos from the game by Antony Blalock

 

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