Brenham won the toss, but elected to defer. Cameron Cunningham took the kickoff from the 2 on a 37 yard return to the 39.
2 running plays go nowhere - 3rd and nine. Gray to the 43, 4th & 5.
Aledo punts to Brenham 20 (fair catch)
1-incomplete pass (2nd & 10)
2-Brenham Fumbles, Aledo recoveres (Devin Davis) at Brenham 24
1-Gray for 3 (2nd & 7 @ 21)
2-GRAY TOUCHDOWN (21 yard rush)
Aledo kicks off and traps Brenham at its own 12.
1 - Defense traps runner for loss (2nd & 16)
2 - gain 3 (3rd & 13)
Aledo starting quarterback Matthew Bishop was not suited up for the game following a shoulder injury in the state semifinal game against Dennison. Senior quarterback Trey Ozee will run the offense for Aledo today.
Junior quarterback Clay Wooten was also taking snaps in pre-game warmups.
It is now 20 minutes to kickoff.
Additional blog entries from the state championship game can be found at www.community-news.com/blog
The excitement level is growing with the arrival of the band and the suited-up Bearcats taking the field for stretching and warmups. Lots of orange in the stands and lots of enthusiasm. At this point it appears Aledo fans outnumber Brenham about 3-2.
Randy Keck here at Darrell K. Royal Stadium in Austin, waiting for kickoff of the State 4A Division II Championship game between the Aledo Bearcats and Brenham Cubs. I will post entries to this site throughout the game to keep our online readers updated.