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Westlake football dominates in history-making state championship win

Westlake took home their third state title making history in the 6A division. (Texas HS Football/Twitter)

Going into their third state championship in a row, Westlake High's undefeated football team was looking to nab their third straight title and send off head coach Todd Dodge with his seventh state championship as he headed into retirement.

The Chaparrals managed that, and then some, with a record-smashing 40-21 win over Denton Guyer as they took home the 6A Division II football title on Saturday—becoming the first school in this division to get three state titles in a row.

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Austin LBJ loses 38-21 in final game of historic state championship run

Stephenville's Coy Eakin (left) dominated over LBJ as the Austin team lost 38-21 in their first state championship game. (Texas High School Football/Twitter)

For the first time in nearly 50 years, an Austin ISD school successfully made a run for the UIL State Championships as Austin LBJ headed to AT&T Stadium for the UIL 4A Division championship match Friday morning. But their historic bid for the state title came to a disappointing end as a slow start led to a 38-21 loss to Stephenville.

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Hill Country high school football: LBJ High makes history, Westlake reaches state championship for third straight year

Westlake High School and legendary head coach Todd Dodge are set for their third state championship game in a row after winning the semifinals on Saturday. (Westlake Nation/Twitter)

The annual fight for "Best in Texas" has come to an exciting head as Central Texas high school football teams LBJ, Westlake and Liberty Hill advanced to the state championship over the weekend. Meanwhile, fellow Hill Country team Lake Travis, which also made a bid for state, fumbled a chance to take on rivals Westlake in a semifinal loss on Saturday.

Here's an update on the legendary high schools' latest moves toward the state championship:

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