Aledo started the second quarter with 2nd & 9 at their own 41.
2 - Direct snap to Gray gain 3 to 43 (3rd & 7)
3 - Complete pass to Michael Mann at Brenham 45 (First Down)
1 - Gray carry to the 40 (2nd & 5)
2 - Gray on left side to Brenham 36 (inches short)
3 - GRAY TOUCHDOWN (36 Yard Run)
Kickoff to the Brenham 6, returned to 18.
1 - Broken up pass play, QB Schlottman scrambled for gain of 12 to Aledo 30.
1 - Gain of 3 (Lambert tackle)
2 - QB sacked at 23 (3rd & 17)
3 - Long pass incomplete
4 - Bad punt to Brenham 36
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.