Lubbock Christian wins TAPPS Division IV State Championship

Published: Dec. 3, 2022 at 2:36 PM CST
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WACO, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Christian Eagles soared to the TAPPS Division IV State Championship knocking off four-time defending State Champion Shiner St. Paul 57-20 Saturday afternoon in Waco.

Shiner St. Paul had the ball first and was driving downfield when the Eagles forced a fumble.

Lubbock Christian went down and scored and led 8-0 after one quarter.

The Eagles then recovered an onside kick, scored a touchdown, recovered an onside kick and scored another touchdown to quickly open up a 22-0 lead.

Lubbock Christian scored 28 second half points to take a 36-8 halftime lead.

Head Coach Chris Softley and the Eagles finish the season 12-1.

Lubbock Christian is the first 11-man football team in the KCBD viewing area to win a State Title since Idalou did in 2010.

The Eagles are the End Zone Team of the Week & will be on KCBD Sports Xtra Sunday night.