Arlington (December 16, 2011) -- The Midway Panthers tried to make history by capturing its first state title in school history. However, Midway was on the losing end of history.
Lake Travis' Colin Lagasse scored a touchdown late in the fourth quarter, on his way to offensive MVP, as the Cavaliers won an unprecedented fifth consecutive state championship 22-7.
No school in Texas history has won as many consecutive titles as
the Cavaliers (16-0). Austin Lake Travis eclipsed the record it
shared with Class 3A Sealy (1994-97) and Class 2A Celina
Mayfield found Griffin Gilbert in the back of the end zone while
scrambling to account for his team's only passing touchdown.
Jacob Standard had an interception and a fumble recovery for the
Midway trailed 10-0 at half, before Orion Stewart took the second half opening kickoff 90 yards to cut the Lake Travis lead to 10-7.
The Panthers defense held Lake Travis to two field goals, before Lagasse scored on a direct snap from two yards out, with 4:40 remaining to seal the game.
Midway finishes the season 13-3.