Knights claim TCAL crown...again

E-T Staff Report

The Stephenville FAITH Knights claimed their fourth consecutive Texas Christian Athletic League state crown Saturday, downing No. 2 Seed Fort Bend 38-29.

The Knights took advantage of three turnovers and an early 24-8 lead on a Shadd Cole touchdown run and held off a second quarter rally for a 24-22 halftime lead.

The margin extended to 32-29 after three quarters and a key conversion on fourth down on a Cole to Joey Braun pass.

Cole recovered a fourth period fumble by Fort Bend, then scored the lone TD of the final period to nail down the victory.

The Knights wind up the season at 8-2, including their final four games.