Texas High School Football State Championships Heat Up at AT&T Stadium

Texas High School Football State Championships Heat Up at AT&T StadiumSource: North Shore Sr. High
Ryan Anderson
Published on December 10, 2023

The stage is set for the Texas high school football state championship showdowns, according to a recent report from KXAN. These gridiron battles are scheduled for next week at none other than the illustrious AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The jam-packed schedule kicks off on December 13, with Class 6A Division I and Division II games highlighting the lineup. It will be a rematch worth watching as Galena Park North Shore faces off against Duncanville after North Shore triumphs over Westlake and Duncanville's dominant performance against North Crowley.

But before that, other classes will vie for their chance at state glory, including the highly anticipated Aledo versus Smithson Valley matchup for Class 5A Division I, as detailed in a Houston Chronicle report. The undefeated Aledo is seeking to cap off a perfect season against a strong Smithson Valley side, while Class 3A Division II will be a clash of titans, with both Gunter and Tidehaven entering the fray with matching unblemished records. With eyes set on the championship, every team that steps onto the field has one thing in common: a determination to leave with the title of state champion.

Other games of note include the contention for Class 5A Division II glory, where Port Neches-Groves will take on South Oak Cliff, the formidable Malakoff team looking to maintain their winning streak against Franklin in the Class 3A Division I game. Further down the spectrum, in celebration of smaller schools with big talents, the Class 1A 6-man Division I and II games will have Westbrook pitted against Gordon and Benjamin against Oglesby, respectively.

The champions will be decided in a showcase of pure Texas football fervor—a multi-day affair showcasing athleticism, strategy, and the indefatigable spirit of youth. Individuals and teams are not just playing for the trophy but also for school pride, community honor, and those fleeting moments of high school immortality that can define a lifetime. The Texas high school championship week is more than just a series of games; it's a testament to the heart of American football at its grassroots level, where future stars are born and local legends are made.

Full details of the matchups, including dates and times, for each class can be found in recent postings by KXAN and the Houston Chronicle. Fans from across the State of Texas and beyond are expected to fill the stands at AT&T Stadium next week when the battle for high school football supremacy unfolds on the turf.