As the old saying goes, ‘To be the best, you have to beat the best,’ and as Ethan Belcher trotted into high school football immortality on a two-point conversion with 26-seconds remaining, Windthorst did just that. The Trojans ended Mart’s quest for a four-peat in a 22-21 classic on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
As Windthorst wins its third state title, this team will forever be enshrined as legends, joining the 1996 and 2003 squads as champions.
The Windthorst Trojans are going to State!
Windthorst (14-1) executed one play on offense to perfection and the defense made the lone touchdown stand up in a 7-0 victory over third-ranked Wellington (13-1) to advance to the Class 2A-DII State Finals.
The Trojans make their sixth trip to the title game and first since the 2010 season on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. against three-time defending state champion Mart (14-0). With a win, these Windthorst players and coaches will be forever immortalized as the third state champion in school history.