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Phillips Excited About State Title Game

Pearland High School had some anxious moments late Saturday afternoon in Waco, Texas as the WISD Stadium against San Antonio Madison. The Texas Class 5A Division I semifinal had been up and down with Madison leading at halftime 17-10 only to see Pearland surge in the second half before Madison took a late lead 34-31.

"It was really nerve racking," said Pearland linebacker Justin Phillips, who has been committed to Oklahoma State since last March. "It was a roller coaster and it was tight all the way through it. They (Madison) are a good team." Phillips saw his teammate Jacoby Lewis go to his right on the kickoff and then burst through several tacklers and pursuers and go down the sideline for a 97-yard...

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