Monday, September 17, 2012
Clash of the Titans...
Last Friday I got to go up to Munday to shoot a battle between two of the best Class 1A football teams in Texas. Stamford was playing Munday between the #2 and #3 teams in the state. Both teams had a lot of their best players coming back from last year's teams that both finished as the runners up in the Div. I and II state championship games.
In the first quarter Munday came out looking great the offense marched down the field and scored quickly. The the defense pinned Stamford deep and made a stop. Then they went down and scored again. I was thinking at this point the game was over. But, Stamford in the second quarter proved me wrong. They came out looking good both on offense and defense. The second half was the battle that everyone was expecting. And, down by 7 in the fourth with time running out Stamford was driving to tie.
With less than a minute left and Stamford inside the Munday 10 yard line it was looking like the game could go to overtime. Then Munday picks off a pass in the end zone to seal the game. I'm pretty sure if they played that game 10 times they'd probably even, and every game would have the same ending. And I wouldn't be surprised if they both ended up in the state championship game again.