MIDLAND – On a frigid night with the temperature hovering around 32, the Brownwood Lions fought off a third quarter comeback by Canyon to win the game 31-10 to claim the 4A Region 1 Division 1 Area Championship.
The Lions, winners of six straight, will next face Wichita Falls (8-4) – a 31-7 winner over Big Spring Friday night – in the Class 4A Division Region I semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 at Abilene Christian University.
The other 4A Division I Region I semifinal game next weekend will feature Decatur (9-3) – which ousted Andrews, 42-15, Friday – against Canyon Randall (9-3) – which eliminated Lubbock Estacado, 27-14, Friday.
READ DERRICK STUCKLY’S WRITE-UP ON THE BROWNWOOD GAME HERE!
(photo courtesy Brownwoodnews.com – Coach Sammy Burnett talks to the Lions after receiving their gold ball for the Area Championship)