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La Vega goes down in state championship showdown with Carthage

La Vega was going for its third state championship in five years. They battled Carthage at AT&T stadium.
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ARLINGTON, Texas — The La Vega Pirates lost 42-28 to the Carthage Bulldogs Friday in the 4A Division One State Championship game at AT&T stadium in Arlington.

The game featured plenty of offense with both teams racking up hundreds of yards and big plays.

The loss snapped an 11 game playoff win streak for the Pirates.

It is the seventh state championship for Carthage.

La Vega beat Springtown 27-14 at Midlothian Independent School District stadium to reach its third state title game in five years.

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