ARLINGTON, Texas — Mart's ninth state football championship will have to wait another year.
The Panthers lost to Albany, 41-21, in Wednesday's UIL Class 2A Div. II state championship game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
Albany scored first and Mart went score-for-score with the Lions in to the second quarter, before Albany scored two late touchdowns to make it 27-14 at the half.
Albany RB Coy LeFevre, who won offensive player of the game, scored four touchdowns in the win.